Friday, June 16, 2006

Senator Obama's Twofer

Here is an idea that I understand is gaining support in Democratic circles, as described earlier this week in the NY Times:

Sen. Barack Obama has proposed striking a bargain with American automakers to help them with retiree health care costs in exchange for higher fuel efficiency standards.
I will let readers complete the equation:

Unjustified corporate bailout + Increase in heavy-handed regulations = ????