There has always been a tension between the desire to allow markets to function without interference and the absolute necessity of rules to prevent markets from falling out of kilter. But managing that tension, one that we’ve debated since the founding of this nation, is what has allowed our country to keep up with a changing world.
BARACK OBAMA, speech, Apr. 22, 2010
“Yes, by continuing to stifle freedom and innovation, we guarantee that we’ll stay right up there with every other second- and third-world rat-hole nation.”