Sunday, December 21, 2008

"Casualness about Legality"

George Will aptly points out that the Bush administration's use (praised by congressional Democrats) of TARP money to bail out Chrysler and General Motors is either outside the scope of the TARP legislation and hence illegal, or it is a program essentially without limitations, meaning that Congress has further eroded its role as a lawmaking branch and rendered itself essentially irrelevant. All of the above possibilities should be disturbing to those interested in constitutional government.

Read it here.


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