Hunter comments on some new ideas for the bailout. What sounds like a worse idea than a cripplingly expensive bailout? How about a cripplingly expensive bailout with tax cuts? Or, here’s an idea! A cripplingly expensive bailout with tax cuts and looser accounting rules. No, seriously, these things are being considered.
So fine, my position has changed. I was previously “skeptical” of the Paulson plan. Now I want it to die a hot, flaming death. I want its ashes to be fed to goats, and the goats fed to sharks, and the sharks put on a rocket and fired into the sun. I want the whole premise to be made Unspeakable, so that future generations shun anyone who even threatens to mention it.