Greenspan, Cox, Snow: 'Three Bill Buckners'

Sure, we're embroiled in a historic economic crisis, but there's always time for fun sports analogies.

Rep. John Yarmuth (D-Ky.), has just compared former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan, former Treasury Secretary John Snow and current SEC Chairman Christopher Cox to Bill Buckner in the 1986 World Series.

"I feel like I'm looking at three Bill Buckners here," Yarmuth said during a hearing on the financial meltdown. "The ball went through your legs."

You get the point: Yarmuth believes the three most powerful economic gurus of the past several years should have seen this financial crisis coming and done something about it.

Yarmuth's timing is exquisite, coming just two days before the 22nd anniversary of the biggest gaffe in baseball history.