Had people been more willing to ask questions and educate themselves, they would have been more skeptical of predatory lenders. That though does not absolve the Wall Street businesses that spent and invested beyond their means, and thus aggressively pursued naive customers.
Anyone who follows my articles would know that I don't back down from what I believe, and that I detest corporate news in all forms: MSNBC, FOX News, CNN, E!, ESPN.
They're all the same to me, and the fact is that, the jobs are transmutable.
Reporters from ESPN have left for employment with networks like MSNBC to cover subjects unrelated to sports, such as Keith Olberman. In another case, a reporter of entertainment gossip at Inside Edition would leave for employment with FOX News' Bill O'Reilly.
Why are those jobs transmutable? They all have the same goal and same criteria for news. That goal is to submit to the corporate line and propagate whatever makes money, even if unethical; and whatever makes money is what entertains the viewer (consumer).
Thus, there is fault by all involved. This point has historical examples as well.
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