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Killgore Trout5/15/2011 5:07:51 pm PDT

re: #98 lawhawk

And I fell into the category that didn’t think TARP was sufficiently targeted to do what it was set to do.

It did manage to get the banks back on a more solid footing, but the TARP funds are now being used for other stuff (auto bailouts, HAMP, etc.), which are far less successful than the original TARP intention.

I think there’s plenty of room legitimate criticism. Just like with stimulus spending, it might be targeted better, too much money, not enough money etc. but the wingnuts took the absurd approach and wanted the US to be the only country on planet earth to sit back and do nothing to help our economy.