After posting below on what I consider the phony outrage of congressmen this past week, I came across this essay from Mark Steyn, who is always a good read. If you haven’t had the opportunity to see it yet, I strongly encourage you to spend a few enlightening minutes with it. Steyn has the ability to make you think and laugh simultaneously—a trait that is most admirable.
For the record, I am not in favor of any business giving huge bonuses to people if that business is being propped up by taxpayer largesse. Failing businesses have no “business” handing out extra money to those who have contributed to their failure. Further, even though I oppose government bailouts of such businesses, if a bailout has occurred, there has to be oversight. Financial aid always should come with conditions. Yet there is almost a sense of comedy in the spectacle of… Read more »