Alan Greenspan Takes Credit For The Financial Crisis

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"The morning after we learned of the news," Greenspan said of the Dow Jones plunging 6.98 percent that day in September 2008, "I was able to look myself in the mirror and say, 'Hey, not bad.'" Sure, if he'd tried just a little harder he could've done better-- 10 percent would've been a dream-- but really, all things considering, not bad! Solid B+ work. [NYU via BI]