Econiomist Milton Friedman, some 30 years ago, nailed the problem with The Obama Deal:
We need more like him.
Hattip: My buddy Karl.
UPDATE: What?? The White House agrees?
UPDATE 14MAR09: Via Instapundit, Ilya Somin over at The Volokh Conspiracy points out the utter hypocracy of the Administration's sudden embrace of Gordon Gekko. Read it all.