Heritage Buckles to the Bailout, Has Concerns

Amanda Carpenter
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Posted: Sep 29, 2008 12:33 PM
"The Bailout Package: Vital and Acceptable"

The esteemed think tank says it needs to be passed, but has "concerns" about its constitutionality.
Thus serious constitutional concerns remain and should be addressed in putting together a statute to deal with this current and hopefully temporary credit emergency. The constitutional questionability of some provisions is worrying, as is the centralization of power. Nonetheless, the situation is so grave that we must take unusual measures now and accept some negotiated arrangements that remain very troubling, provided they are limited in extent and time and are not accepted as a permanent part of our government.
You'd think that Heritage would oppose the thing if it might violate the Constitution. Sigh.