“The Bush and Obama administrations have compensated foolishness and irresponsibility” by bailing out bankers, auto companies, profligate states and foolish homeowners, acknowledged columnist David Brooks. But, he concluded, “in times like these, government is fundamentally in the business of stabilizing the economic system as a whole.” As a result, he said, the government “has to help stabilize people who have been idiots.”
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