Pre-election 2008. Look at this horse race Sports Fans! On the Republican side a grumpy old man who never met a war he didn't like picked an insane woman to be vice president. Could political reality get any crazier? Eight years later it obviously could. But the roots of derangement started here. While all this loony was taking place the institutions that were too big to fail were given billions of tax-payer money so these institutions could give billions of bonuses to their money-mad executives. Oh yeah … and the folks who lost their homes and jobs by the millions … Fuck ‘em.