Pulling Up Roots

Not another wisdom tooth post. Megan dreams up alternatives to the government's floundering mortgage modification program:

[W]e might start by trying to make it easier to get out of houses, as well as stay in them.  Instead of encouraging people to throw their savings into hopeless modifications, maybe the government should be trying to streamline the process of arranging for a short sale so that people can walk away with a little savings in the bank (and on their credit report) to help them get a fresh start.