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Obama’s Fannie Mae Near-Miss

Mickey Kaus on Obama’s bad-judgment-turned-good-luck:

Didn’t subprime poster villain Angelo Mozilo do Barack Obama a big favor by compromising Obama’s initial VP vetter, Jim Johnson, with favorable loans, causing Johnson to step down from his position? How bad would today’s headlines be for Obama if Fannie Mae fatcat Johnson was still heading up his vice-presidential search effort? 

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