Dodd Begins 'post-mortem' On Financial Crisis

Leave it to Sen. Chris Dodd to come up with the proper metaphor to describe the current state of the American economy.

“Only if we undertake a thorough and complete post-mortem examination of the corpus of this damaged economy, will we have any chance to create a world where the mistakes of the past are less likely to be repeated,” Dodd said Thursday during a Senate Banking Committee hearing on the crisis in America’s credit markets.