Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller for December 30, 2008
Joe: Wait... you're in favor of the bailouts? Bob: Of course. Joe: But I thought you were a "free market" believer. Bob: Yeah... so? Joe: So what about that strident principle of letting the marketplace decide who survives? Bob: Well... we lawyers are a bit more flexible. Joe: Survival of the fattest, eh? Bob: Business Law 101, Joe... you don't sue an empty pocket.