Welcome to the Politicus Pulse. Here are the links you need to see to get your day started off right. Consider this a cup of coffee for your mind.
Standard and Poor’s: Just More Corrupt Wall Street Insiders Waging Class War on America (AlterNet)
S&P’s downgrade provides compelling evidence of the corruption eating away at the foundations of yet another key Wall Street institution.
Leap of Faith (The New Yorker)
The making of a Republican front-runner.
Credibility, Chutzpah And Debt (NYT)
America’s a mess, but Standard & Poor’s has no right to judge.
Selling Our Souls (Commonweal Magazine)
Of idolatry & iPhones.
Man the Lifeboats: This is Not a Drill! (WaPo)
After last week’s tumult, will investors finally be inspired to adjust their risk parameters?
Today’s Tune, courtesy of Twitter user eugeniedfranval, is:
Ghost Town – The Specials