At the British news (paper? foundation?) organization, the Guardian, Michael Tomasky: Welcome to America's hall of shame.
It is an interesting exercise, as the country struggles to throw off the corrupt and incompetent elite, who, at least theoretically, have been ousted from domination of some of the constitutional offices of political power.
The Perfect Storm came, brought political change, and now we are trying to write the moral of the story, the lesson to be learned.
It is telling that this column appears in a British publication, and an independent, non-profit one, at that, rather than an American outlet.