HE WILL NOT REST UNTIL HE’S COME UP WITH AN EASY-TO-UNDERSTAND TWO-PAGE MORTGAGE APPLICATION

In his portrayal of the CFPB as the second coming of the Peace Corps and Richard Cordray as a latter-day Sargent Shriver, Joseph Nocera reports that Cordray's commitment to consumers is so deeply felt that sometimes he even forgets to eat. (“They took to getting him fruit every night. . . .”) Wow! That's some commitment! But also worrying. Cordray will need plenty nourishment if he's going to stamp out the scourge of rollover payday loans. . . . P.S.: As idealistic young activists go, the 33-year-old graphic designer Nocera buttonholes strikes me as a little long in the tooth. . . .

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In his portrayal of the CFPB as the second coming of the Peace Corps and Richard Cordray as a latter-day Sargent Shriver, Joseph Nocera reports that Cordray’s commitment to consumers is so deeply felt that sometimes he even forgets to eat. (“They took to getting him fruit every night. . . .”) Wow! That’s some commitment! But also worrying. Cordray will need plenty nourishment if he’s going to go forth to battle the scourge that are rollover payday loans. . . . P.S.: As a representative of the idealistic young activists the CFPB is supposedly attracting, the 33-year-old graphic designer Nocera buttonholes sounds a little long in the tooth. . . .