We will prove that the best thing you can do for capitalism is to have rules that give investors the confidence to get back into the system, that protect the great majority of decent people from abuses.
Economists are already using Iceland as a textbook case of how to ruin a nation's economy. As Paul Krugman notes, there is an "almost eerie correlation between conservative praise two or three years ago and economic disaster today."
As our free market comes under deadly assault by the Socialists and the Trotskyists in the White House, I'm proposing we hold a big fashion show and give all the money to the free market. Who's with me?
It's time to drive the final nail into the coffin of laissez faire capitalism. If not, the Dr. Frankensteins of the right will surely try to revive the monster and send it marauding through our economy once again.
Obama may soon find that he is committing a big sin against one of the major premises of the reigning ideology, and will create a head-on collision with one of the cherished dogmas of market fundamentalism -- "free trade."