Daily Archives: September 26, 2008

Delegating Responsibility While Rome Burns


“Rome Is Burning”
Image courtesy of http://sports.espn.go.com/broadband/video/index.

While Nero Fiddled, Rome Burned is a fitting analogy to the current financial bail out crisis.  Washington D.C. leadership is heavily trying to configure a solution.  Senator John McCain suspended his campaign in order to expedite and facilitate a solution for an emergent problem, and return to Washington.  Senator Barack Obama refrained from joining him and leaders in D.C., in lieu of staying penned up in his hotel room in Florida, preparing for a debate that preceded the unraveling economic crisis.  President George Bush had to call on him to come to Washington, D.C., since McCain’s request was insufficient.  The President sensed the emergent nature of this problem.

We’re in the midst of a serious financial crisis…

Continue reading