It looks like Congress is going to be panicked and rushed to action on the bailout. There seems to be an indecent desire to adjourn on Friday so it can get back on the campaign trail.
Frankly, my dears, some of us won't give a damn about your re-election if you screw this up.
There is an interesting short comment to today's NY Times column by David Brooks:
"After being told we were doomed unless we handed over absolute authority to the President to wage war on Iraq, now we are told we are doomed unless we hand over unprecedented power to the Treasury Secretary. Don't be fooled again.
I have another term for the merger of government and corporations - it was done once before when people were told to ignore checks and balances and just to trust their leader, and it was called National Socialism."
— Scottsdale Jack, Scottsdale, AZ
Scottsdale Jack nails it!
Post Script: Write your Representative. I did.