Prepare for a Keynesian Hangover

In 2008, as the U.S. economy teetered under the weight of years of reckless credit expansion, the Bush administration decided against proposals to sweep out the bad debts from the banking system and then fix the regulatory structure—an approach based on tried and tested models from the S&L crisis and other financial crises.

We will pay the price for this decision in 2010.

Benn Steil quotes Richard Nixon’s famos line “We are all Keynesians Now