Ten percent unemployment and millions of people losing their home, that's waaaaay more funny than anything on Jay Leno or Conan O'Brien. That is how they are playing it on Morning Edition.
NPR told listeners that there are so many different theories. Yeah, I guess there are many different explanations for how human life took its current form, but evolution is the only one that serious people believe. The causes of the financial crisis are not complicated, even if NPR wants its listeners to believe they are.