First it was the banks and Wall Street in crisis. Then, the whole economy. Now it’s the bailout itself in the hot seat.
Never mind the nail-biter over TARP funds, and the billions that seemed to disappear into the gullet of the banking world. In the high-wire economic handoff from Bush to Obama, the near trillion-dollar stimulus package itself is being buffeted from all sides. It’s too big. It’s too small. Too fast. Too slow.
It’s not easy pulling out of the dive we’re in.
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This program aired on January 15, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.