White House To Banks: Lend Money Already!

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An impatient White House served notice Tuesday on banks and other financial companies receiving billions of dollars in federal help to quit hoarding the money and start making more loans.

“We’re trying to do is get banks to do what they are supposed to do, which is support the system that we have in America. And banks exist to lend money,” White House press secretary Dana Perino said.

As real world stupidity increases, I find that stories such as this one are, sadly, risking the very existence of The Onion and other parody sites.

12:51 pm on October 28, 2008