For me, the blot of all blots on Pres. Obama's approach to the economy is using the crooks to fix the mess the crooks helped create while allowing the crooks to keep at it.
James Howard Kunstler calls it "Evil Syndicated":
Readers of this blog know I'm allergic to conspiracy theories. But surveying the scene out there, it is hard to not conclude that Goldman Sachs has become the "front-runner" of a criminal syndicate defrauding US taxpayers. This isn't the first time in American history that business veered into extremely antisocial behavior on the grand scale. The last quarter of the 19th century was just as bad, with frauds, swindles, sociopathic trusts, and predatory corporations preying on people trying desperately to make an honest living.