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How was it her fault when she had no knowledge of what Walt's position with his work was? If anything it is completely Walts fault for not letting her know that his life has been in danger for months and pretending like everything was fine and that they needed him when they dont, to her everything was fine and why would she think other wise. I hate Skylar more then anyone but seriously Walt is the one who is to blame for everything that is about to happen right now.
Most of their predicament is Walt's fault. I'm sure as hell not arguing otherwise.
But Skyler's mismanagement of the funds and more importantly, her failure to inform Walt of what was happening WITH HIS MONEY due to a predicament SHE is responsible for with Ted puts her at fault and compounds their problem big time.
(Also, why didn't Saul think to tell Walt what was going on behind his back?)
And until the scene in the desert with Gus and the henchman, it was really only Walt's life that was in real danger all along. So telling Skyler about a remote possibility (at the time) of them being in danger was not a good move. She'd have freaked the **** out. The situation went into a tailspin very fast.
Skyler was the one who shoehorned her way into Walt's business. He signed the divorce papers and was basically going on his merry, criminal way. I'm not unreasonably critical of Skyler, but she sure as hell hasn't helped matters with both her actions and her behavior toward Walt.
Don't forget that Ted honestly was just trying to give Skyler the money back, but she kept thinking he wanted more or was trying to blackmail her. Granted he wasn't exactly unselfish with the money, but the fact is that she is pretty obviously crooked at this point.
I'm not sure if I believe Ted was blackmailing Skyler or not.
And frankly, it doesn't matter. Vince Gilligan does this all the time. He leaves things ambiguous for the viewer to decide what to believe. And there's no correct way to interpret it, and there doesn't need to be.