OUR VIEW These are very strange days, a pandemic making it difficult for Americans to think about politics. However, a critically important presidential election is scheduled for early November, and we must focus.
GUEST COMMENTARY As Congress and the White House continue to debate the bailout and future actions, it is imperative that the lessons from the recent past be repeated. Strong policy-driven conditions, an independent inspector general with primary jurisdiction (an excellent candidate would be the special inspector general's office for TARP, which is still in business and has plenty of bandwidth as its original mission wanes) and specified congressional oversight will go a long way toward doing so.
OUR VIEW Is martial law really necessary, getting the military involved? No, what’s really necessary is for our elected representatives to wake up, do their jobs. OK, now it’s your turn to share your thoughts.