Sep 25, 2008

Chickens with their heads cut-off: Pt. Deux

reposted from
Day of Chaos Grips Washington; Talks Over Bailout Plan Implode
Published: September 25, 2008

WASHINGTON — The day began with an agreement that Washington hoped would end the financial crisis that has gripped the nation. It dissolved into a verbal brawl in the Cabinet Room of the White House, urgent warnings from the president and pleas from a Treasury secretary who knelt before the House speaker and appealed for her support.