Recession? The hollowed-out economy left by seven years (and counting) of Bush economics? The bursting of the credit bubble? The vulnerability of an oil-based economy?
Global unrest? Terrorism?
Pffft! Those are nothing.
According to the December report of a quarterly poll of 236 financial advisors, their greatest fear was a Democrat elected to the White House in 2008.
Remember that the next time you're considering trusting your financial well-being to their judgment: The economy can be in the toilet, we can be at the bottom of the industrialized nations on infant mortality, the Middle East can be going to hell in a handbasket, oil can be selling at
The myth that cut-taxes-and-spend Republicans are still the best stewards of the economy is indestructible, it seems.