In the "funny but true" category, this is an exceptional (and most hilarious) explanation of the sub-prime financial crisis.
"Rewarding the Ingenuity of the Markets"
Question: "Isn't that rewarding greed and stupidity?"
Answer: "No, no. It is rewarding.... the ingenuity of the markets."
"We want this money to .... so we can continue to lend money as if nothing happened without thinking too much about it."
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Q: "If you don't get this money, what then?"
A: "Well then there would be another market crash. Then we would say what we always say. It is not us that will suffer, it is your pension fund."
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