Infuriating NPR Interview with Elizabeth Warren
Adam Davidson, one of the hosts of NPR's "Planet Money" just conducted a bullying, appallingly stupid interview with Elizabeth Warren that's worth hearing just for a glimpse into just how glib and superficial journalists can be.
Davidson accuses Warren of stepping beyond her bailout watchdog role to advocate for her "pet issues" (Davidson isn't specific about what Warren's "pet issues" are but presumably he is referring to Warren's advocacy for consumers in a number of areas from credit cards to mortgages).
When Warren points out that the financial crisis will "not be over until the American family begins to recover" and that the financial crisis does not "exist independently" from problems experienced by American families (skyrocketing foreclosure rates, high debt levels on credit cards), Davidson sarcastically interjects "that's your crisis." [More...]
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