"In a free market economy, government should not be in the business of using taxpayer dollars to bail out corporate America. Congress needs to take off its partisan gloves and work together to bring both short and long term stability to the credit markets. They need to stop blaming each other and start thinking about solutions that put the taxpayers of this country first."
Gov. Perry on the Bailout
Texas Governor Rick Perry, recently featured as a headliner in Reason's Innovators in Action 2008, weighs in today on the bailout (emphasis mine):