The Lincoln assassination, pt II: who pulled the trigger?

Language neutering swaps push-out was the work of political staff and banks

The final shot: many were willing to kill Lincoln amendment

Fittingly for a clause that went from private crusade to public cause célèbre – largely on the back of widespread misconceptions – the sort-of-repeal of the Dodd-Frank Act's swaps push-out rule in December last year unleashed a flurry of paradoxical comment and coverage. Time said the rule was one of the act's "vital organs", while Vox described it as "tangential to its main aims"; The New York Times argued its impact "was always going to be slight", while a Reuters blog argued politicians were

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