The San Francisco EXAMINER is a free daily newspaper that, to put it subtly, tilts right.
On today's cover is a headline called USED AND ABUSED.
Underneath the headline is this text:
Taxpayers foot bill for bailout while SF bankers allegedly cooked books and deceived feds.
The article by Ari Burack starts out like this:
"San Francisco bank executives [of the former United Commercial Bank] cooked their books
and lied to auditors just before they accepted a $298 million taxpayer bailout, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
They now have the distinction of being the first senior executives of a bank that received federal bailout
funds to be criminally charged [by the SEC] in connection with a scheme to defraud the government
and American taxpayers."
Something that the Left and Right could find some common cause about--one would hope.
Flip over to the editorial page and, again, there's a cartoon lampooning the Occupy movement.
Today, they're being described as Commies.
Here's the text of Nate Beeler's cartoon:
"All we are saaaayyiiinng....is give the death of capitalism and a new era of Soviet-style repression and stasis that we won't call 'Communism' a chaaance!"