Actually this mght not be a bad idea. However Obama doing this is bad. Like giving a kid matches to play with near a gasoline pump.
The united states has been at a disadvantage with other countries because congress has total control over the economy and makes decisions politicallly based. Japan has MITI which organizes businesses, trade and the economy. I am suggesting non partisian limited control and not totalarian control. we need more effective organization for the economy and recommended directions for the legislative and executive branches to work with,