Jon Stewart said it best.
"..Stewart pokes fun at President Obama's frustrating tendency to speak about the financial reform as work in progress. Namely, he quotes the President as saying "We've got to close the financial loopholes were at the heart of the crisis." Here's Stewart's response:
"We've got to close? We're going to close....We gave them $700 billion BEFORE we closed the loopholes?"
Read more at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/09/17/daily-show-on-lehman-brot_n_290677.html
It is a sad commentary on US mainstream journalism for its lame performance during 8 years of Bush Administration that in a poll most Americans voted Jon Stewart, a comedian with his own daily "news" show, the most trusted "journalist".
The quote above is a gem that bested many "investigative" reporting.