Breaking News! Foxes to investigate Henhouse thefts!

Not that I’m suprised or anything, but could there be a more lucid example of the complete and utter fecklessness that has become the hallmark of Pelosi and the House Democrats. Please pardon the barnyard analogy but this is like locking the barn after the horse is already out.

Pelosi orders wide Wall Street probe

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has ordered a broad, swift investigation of Wall Street and will demand testimony from Bush administration officials and captains of finance, congressional officials said.

House Democrats plan to aggressively look at the administration’s role in the meltdown over the weekend and to explore further regulation and government structures that would be taken up under the new president. (snip)

As the main event, Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), chairman of the House oversight committee, wrote to Richard Fuld, chief executive of the imploded Lehman Brothers, to ask him to appear on Capitol Hill on Sept. 25. (snip)

Separately, Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, plans a forward-looking hearing with economists on Wednesday to “begin a conversation about where we go with the capital markets,” a House aide said. (snip)

Yeah, you and your boys are on top of it all right. And that’s all that matters to you. You’ll all be dead long before our children and grandchildren are done paying for your malfeasance.

“Cui bono?”

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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