Why is there any sympathy whatsoever for a Detroit CEO who helped wreck his company, ruined investors and cost thousands of hard-working underlings jobs, when there is no mercy for those who did the same on Wall Street? Some of Wall Street's failings also capsized GM: the hard sell of alluring but junky products, crony capitalism, reckless gambling, unregulated accounting sleights of hand. Only if we accept the full extent to which the bubble virus spread can we grasp the radical treatment President Barack Obama must administer to restore the nation to health.
FRANK RICH, SYNDICATED COLUMNIST
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