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A.k.a. time to step up your game, Arch Reactor. (I mean, congrats on your shiny new website.)
Or, as a very smart friend rephrased it: "It was the rubber, not the band."
(As previously conceived here.)
But outrage makes careers these days. And it's a habituating drug—the more you read, the more it takes to create the same high. I can often tell when someone's been paying too much attention to the news by his or her overall agitation level.
This is also (one of the reasons) why editorial cartoonists are difficult to date.
So I wasn't wrong when I saw Goldman mentioned in this Boston Globe story Tuesday and immediately thought (and wrote in my delicious comments), "Goldman is involved with fucking everything—you see a disaster, and there they are."
Nice to know my instincts were telling me right on this one. Or at very least that my instincts are in line with Taibbi's.