Monday, September 17, 2007

Take Back the Times: Weak Hand At Fed Compounds Mortgage Crisis

Ron Brownstein is the latest well-known journalist to leave the L.A. Times, although there are reports this morning his column will continue to run in the paper. His departure, however, as a full time employee cannot be much of a surprise, because Brownstein was forced by the editors to leave regular political writing by his wife's employment in the McCain presidential campaign, and his subsequent Op Ed page and Opinion columns in the Times have been serviceable at best. Clearly, he had been placed in a difficult situation, and has now decided to move on.He will now write principally for the National Journal, its allied publications, and the Atlantic magazine.

Weak Hand At Fed Compounds Mortgage Crisis

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