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Cartoon: New card law puts on a happy face

Daniel Ray
Joe Heller
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Feb 23, 2010

Of all the commentaries I’ve read on the new credit card law — and believe me, I’ve read a lot of them in the past few days — I think this cartoon by Joe Heller of the Green Bay Press-Gazette is my favorite. (HT Greg Brown)

Of course, it’s not fair. The disclosure requirements and restrictions on “any time, any reason” rate increases are real, not just a happy face. But since when do editorial cartoonists have any obligation to be fair?

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  • While I do agree with you that the cartoon is a bit unfair/biased, there is one thing about the newly enacted laws that strike me as a negative: it makes it more difficult for students to get a line of credit.

  • MichelleS

    I can’t believe that there could be a fee for not using the card enough! That’s ridiculous!