The Buck Stops Here
And it seems like Obama has decided to use his version of it:
“Washington is all in a tizzy over who’s at fault,” Mr. Obama said. “Some say it’s the Democrats’ fault, the Republicans’ fault. Listen, I’ll take responsibility. I’m the president.”
Only time will show if it's just words, or will be really do something.
The acting United States attorney, Lev L. Dassin, said that while Mr. Friehling was not accused of knowing about Mr. Madoff’s scheme, he was charged with deceiving investors for years by falsely certifying that he had audited Mr. Madoff’s books.