Diane Rehm: "The Housing Market." What went wrong, and how to get back on track. http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2011-10-24/us-housing-market
Diane's guests (from across the political spectrum) are shockingly single-minded in their consensus view that every aspect of real estate finance (during the Bush/Cheney administration) was egregiously malfeasant.
Remarkably, there are not two sides to this story, just one. Cowboy Capitalism ran amuck - stem to stern, start to finish.