After lots of pressure from unions, middle class types, and progressives like Arianna Huffington, the President is apparently appointing University of Houston alum and former UH law school prof (now at Harvard) as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Agency she proposed. Here’s the rather downplayed Times story.
A bone to the base? A chance for some real discussion in the White House economic sector? Or maybe some change in policy beyond the pre-election stir? Could be exciting.
Reminds me of a song from my childhood by Garnet Mimms:
Lady, lady, lady — why do you holler? Nobody’s seen your Johnny Dollar… Tell me where do you go / when you ain’t got no dough / there must be a way out of here.
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