Elizabeth Warren Open Thread

I’m wrapping up a project right now, so can’t blog.  So, here’s an Open Thread, with a little Elizabeth Warren thrown in for good measure:

Now we know why President Obama sought to avoid a messy confirmation hearing for Elizabeth Warren to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She might have had to respond to reports that she’s a money-grubbing tool of trial lawyers. According to Bloomberg News, even as she was serving as head of the congressional panel overseeing the $700 billion bank bailout this year, Warren took $90,000 to testify in a class-action lawsuit by retailers against several of the major banks whose bailout she was overseeing. She told Bloomberg that she saw no conflict of interest, which speaks volumes about her judgment.

Read the rest here.