Paul Jackson is on vacation. His column 'Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics' will resume next Monday. In his absence, market veteran Linda Lowell takes on Hank Paulson's recent assertions on the GSEs.
Everyone wants a say on what happens to the GSEs, especially Hank Paulson. After all, he has standing in the matter. He's the guy who designed (with Congress) the mechanism of their "bailout" and put them into conservatorship (though the Federal Housing Finance Agency, FHFA, was the fall guy).