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Couric, Palin, and Bush: Everybody’s Talking About the Economy

So there may or may not be a debate tonight. Or Barack Obama may debate himself (calling Fred Armisen!). Or do a townhall. Or do a Q&A with Jim Leher. At this point we’ve given up predicting what the world might look like by noon today let alone twelve hours from now. What we do know is that overnight Washington Mutual bank had to be seized by the government and sold off in pieces — the largest seizure to take place in American history. Right now President George W. Bush is on the television talking about the $700 million bailout that fell apart, saying that any time you have legislation that is this big, that needs to be pushed through this quickly, there will be big challenges. Except! THIS HAS NEVER HAPPENED BEFORE. Anyway, in case you missed it here’s the second part of Sarah Palin‘s interview with Katie Couric last night. She’s talking about the economy: “This is a crisis moment for America.” In so many ways.


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