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2008 Republican Party Platform Opposes Private Bailouts

Can anyone really trust anything Republicans say? Three weeks ago, in St. Paul, the GOP adopted a party platform for 2008 that specifically opposes government bailouts of private companies. From the section on “Rebuilding Homeownership”, the platform says: We do not support government bailouts of private institutions. Government interference in the markets exacerbates problems in the…