Fixing the car while it’s moving

James Suroweicki talks about the Obama Administration’s tough balancing act when it comes to bank regulation. It has to fix the current crisis on the one hand, and it also want’s to prevent another, similar crisis later (acknowledging this is the third in three decades). Do critics get the full complexity of the problem?

Author: Jon Lebkowsky

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