Column: Fiddling while the country burned
Is the word "Bailout" making you sea sick? I have gone from they should to they shouldn't so many times, my boat is really rocking. Now that they've done it, experts are left to ponder why the Dow is still plummeting. I'll admit I'm no financial expert. Heck, I can't even balance the checkbook. Where were the people in charge -- Ben Bernancke, Alan Greenspan and Hank Paulson -- who should have averted this disaster before it cost us $700 billion?