Conservative Harvard student challenges Barney Frank on the financial crisis

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    Harvard student takes on Rep. Frank

    If the video doesn't load on that page you can see it at the link below as well.

    Townhall.com Blog : Greg Hengler : Conservative Harvard Student Battles Barney Frank Over His Role In Financial Crisis
     
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    Is there a text version as oppose to the Fox News clip? I hate watching videos.

    Edit: OK I watched it. The kid was an idiot and I wonder how he got into Harvard. He asks Frank what reponsibility he had for the financial crises, and when Frank says what do you claim I should have done, the kids starts talking about the bailout. One has nothing to do with the other. The bailout was the response, not the cause of the financial crises.

    Frank sounded knowledgeable, informed and logical, IMO.
     
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    text would be better, i'm afraid of bawney's spittle
     
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    ok, you just painted yourself a moron
    it wasnt Fox News
    it was a local Fox NETWORK affiliate
     
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    lol ...

    Sorry, I don't have a text link.

    On a side note it must be a bitch being Frank's stenographer.
     
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    LOL i can agree with that

    btw, was I the only one that noticed Frank claim he was under attack by TAH DAH, a vast right wing conspiracy


    LOL
     
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    I prefer the kick in Barney's nutz delivered by Bill Oreilly.
     
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    I assume you do not realise that Barney Frank ignored every single warning regarding reining in Fannie/Freddie--& fought tooth & nail to oppose any new restrictions.

    And to this day--even though he has been nailed to the wall on this--has yet to admit any responsiblity for ground zero of this economic collapse.

    As far as sounding intelligent? Man who speaks like he has a mouth full of wad--has never impressed me.
     
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    If you can't understand Barney Frank, here is the transcript of the interplay between Joel Pollack (Harvard Law student) and Frank:
    This Joel Pollak is impressive. I had the opportunity to see his interview with Greta Van Susteran and he admits he used to be a left-wiing Democrat in his undergrad days, but had since changed sides. He says that a Conservative will answer questions, while a Liberal will never give you a straight answer. Pollak kept his composure with an audience that was hostile to his stance.

    Read full interview below:

    FOXNews.com - Exclusive: Frank Talk from Barney's Foe - Greta Van Susteren | On The Record With Greta
     
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    Based on that transcript Barney dismantled that kid's obviously disengenuous rhetorical question.
     

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