Sen. Elizabeth Dole failed us. Miserably.
Nothing personal. Dole is smart, elegant, honest, accomplished, principled and well-intentioned. She has an admirable record of public service. And so on.
But in this financial catastrophe, she chose a pixie-dust solution.
“To fix the markets,” Dole declared as the economy rumbled toward the brink, “we must deliver a market-based solution, not a government bailout.”
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