Bush and Cheney were warned two years before the financial meltdown and did nothing about it.<quoted text>
Hummm, the GAO has at it's resources all kinds of information that very few people have access to and therefore they would an easier time getting forged documents. Tell us, just how many NON-US Government entities have been just as successful as our GAO?
Sure, the GAO helped tighten up security but was it really that vulnerable?
Maybe they both thought that they will be out of office by then.
No such luck.
GAO's Walker Sounds An Alarm:
Bush More Corrupt Than Nixon
Accountants don't often speak in revolutionary tones, but these days David Walker, head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office sounds a lot more like Thomas Paine than your average calculator-carrying CPA.
"History has shown that when America faces difficult challenges and when it rises to the occasion, anything is possible," he said in an interview. Yet “a fiscal cancer,” he said,“is growing within us, that if we don't treat, can have catastrophic consequences."