IF YOU HAVEN’T BEEN PAYING ATTENTION to the Fannie Mae scandals, the Affordable Housing Blog has. Here’s an introduction, and here’s the latest post.

And reader Robert Schwartz emails about the news coverage: “The stories were on the business page. Would they have been on the front page, if the principals had been Republicans?”

Yes. Especially if there had been a Republican counterpart to this: “former vice-chair Jamie Gorelick had pay tied to flawed earnings and accounting.”