Goldman Sachs: Vampire Squid?

If you only read one story about the economic crisis, I beg you, make it Rolling Stone columnist, Matt Taibbi’s exposé on Goldman Sachs, “The Great American Bubble Machine.”

“The world's most powerful investment bank is a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money.”

Taibbi is not only an adept wordsmith, as evidenced above, but one of the finest journalistic talents working today. In “The Great American Bubble Machine,” Taibbi reveals the misleading ruse the banking system has become, using deception and outright fraud to inflate confidence in the world’s largest investment banks.

Paraphrasing the article would only serve as an exercise in injustice, so check out the entire work here.