Democrats are eager to push their financial reform bill in the wake of the Goldman Sachs suit, without seeming like they’re pushing their financial reform bill in the wake of the Goldman Sachs suit, as The Times mentioned this morning.
Sending the president to New York doesn’t necessarily seem like the most artful way to do that.
But President Obama is coming anyway. He’ll be at Cooper Union on Thursday to “remind Americans what is at stake if we do not move forward with changing the rules of the road as part of a strong Wall Street reform package,” in the words of his spokesman, Robert Gibbs.
I’d bet some prime CDOs that he doesn’t actually say the words “Goldman Sachs.”