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At the time, soon, when U.S. sovereign debt levels render our nation insolvent, who will take responsibility for transferring American factors of production offshore, with $7 Trillion of our wealth FOLLOWING the vehicles of wealth creation? DA

Op-Ed Columnist

No One Is to Blame for Anything

By FRANK RICH

Published: April 10, 2010

“I was right 70 percent of the time, but I was wrong 30 percent of the time,” said Alan Greenspan as he testified last week on Capitol Hill. Greenspan — a k a the Oracle during his 18-year-plus tenure as Fed chairman — could not have more vividly illustrated how and why geniuses of his stature were out to lunch while Wall Street imploded. No doubt he applied his full brain power to that 70-30 calculation. But the big picture eludes him. If the captain of the Titanic followed the Greenspan model, he could claim he was on course at least 70 percent of the time too. More