Cue the Government Bailout

Shares of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae are tumbling. A former Fed Governor from St. Louis says they are both “technically insolvent”. A government bailout of the nation’s mortgage guaranty system is likely. Read on for more sad details:

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/11/business/11fannie.html?hp

Ugh. I’m trying to find the silver lining. Can anyone help me?