This is part of a disturbing pattern in the mainstream media as far as the plan is concerned. Despite the considerable diversity of opinion and political orientation among economists, the criticism of the plan among economists has been widespread, verging on unanimity (with Alan Blinder a notable outlier). Yet the press has treated the plan with vastly more deference than it deserves.Read the useful Naked Capitalism article here.
Thursday, September 25, 2008
More on Why the Bailout Plan...
...is inherently flawed: