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Sketchbook: Poor Standards

Watching the news the last couple weeks, I was struck how dour and sour were the two main spokesmen for Standard & Poor's during interviews. If ever there two guys' mugs perfectly cast to deliver the discouraging news of a downgrade, it's these chipper-monkeys... Given that this is the very same agency that gave mortgage-backed securities a clean bill of health before the economic collapse in '08, should we really take their word for it now? Maybe that's why the DOJ is investigating them for that very thing - or is that a political move? Ah, two fine organizations to be highly trusted! GAH! Thanks a lot, S&P: Sour Puss. BTW  - I drew these with the Pen Tool in Manga Studio.