Subprime Meltdown - It's all the fault of George Bailey.
Given the season and the Correntes' relentless investigation/snark of the Shitstorm - From Portifolio.com
An article which points out that maybe Mr. Potter wasn't quite the bad guy after all, or as they put it:
A fun holiday read
But knowing what we know now, about the dangers of subprime mortgages and the virtues of disciplined bankers, perhaps it's time to reconsider the financial—if not the sentimental—lesson of It's a Wonderful Life. In short: Was George Bailey a reckless subprime lender? Was Henry Potter a sober, misunderstood businessman?
(For more snark and video h/t The Consumerist )