Simon Johnson, Bloomberg

Conservatives: Break Up Banks

The true conservative agenda should be to take government out of banking by making all financial institutions small enough and simple enough to fail. As George Will asks, “Should the government be complicit in protecting -- and by doing so, enlarging -- huge economic interests?”

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