DEAR Uncle Sam,
My mother told me to send thank-you notes promptly. I’ve been remiss.
Just over two years ago, in September 2008, our country faced an economic meltdown… Indeed, all of corporate America’s dominoes were lined up, ready to topple at lightning speed… There was no hiding place. A destructive economic force unlike any seen for generations had been unleashed. Only one counterforce was available, and that was you, Uncle Sam.
Yes, you are often clumsy, even inept…The challenge was huge, and many people thought you were not up to it…
Well, Uncle Sam, you delivered. People will second-guess your specific decisions… But, overall, your actions were remarkably effective.
(READ the full OpEd in the New York Times)