From Politix:

The past several weeks have seen the fifth anniversaries of several of the epic failures of the 2008 financial crisis. There was the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac; the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers; the failure and near-nationalization of American International Group; the day the Reserve Fund “broke the buck”; the Dow Jones’ record plunge of 777 points in one trading day; and, of course, the passage by Congress of the Troubled Asset Relief Program.

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