Captain Greenspan is Shocked, Shocked to Find That Gambling Is Going On in Here

This is from Alan Greenspan’s testimony today (pdf) in front of the House Oversight Committee:

Those of us who have looked to the self-interest of lending institutions to protect shareholder’s equity (myself especially) are in a state of shocked disbelief.

Hank Paulson then responded that the bailout may be the “beginning of a beautiful friendship” between himself and Greenspan.