The bailout

No sense beating around the bush. Should the government be bailing out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?

Yes, say those who think the financial markets needed to be reassured.

No, say those who suggest it’ll force more banks to fail.

Yes, say those who want to refinance or buy a house.

No, say those who think it amounts to American taxpayers bailing out the rich boys.

Yes, say those who say it’ll stem the crisis and turn things around.

No, say those who say the crisis is coming anyway.