Random Snippets

by hilzoy

Just a couple of things I had to highlight. First, my quote of the day:

“After helping to foster the explosive growth of consumer debt in recent years, credit card companies are realizing that some hard-pressed Americans will not be able to pay their bills as the economy deteriorates.”

Really? All those credit card offers to people on the verge of bankruptcy had a downside risk? You don’t say.

Second: ladies and gentlemen, via TPM, our newest Senator:

There are some pretty pompous and humorless people in Washington. I love the idea that Al Franken is about to be set loose amongst them.