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Ignoring Warren Buffett

I’d read various insubstantive reports of Warren Buffet criticizing Obama — Mickey Kaus wonders if this is the first time the media has ignored Warren Buffet. He’s got a point here. In all of the media coverage, I had no idea how critical Buffett had been until I read the transcript Kaus provided:

If you’re in a war, and we really are on an economic war, there’s a obligation to the majority to behave in ways that don’t go around inflaming the minority. If on December 8th when–maybe it’s December 7th, when Roosevelt convened Congress to have a vote on the war, he didn’t say, `I’m throwing in about 10 of my pet projects…

Oof. There’s a lot more in the transcript, too.


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