It is like an eternal recurrence. The Republicans, with their simple childlike faith in the Market, deregulate it. It breaks. The Democrats fix it. Trump wants to start it all over again. If we can’t break the pattern here, let’s look at the next step. President Obama made the same mistake with the bankers that Flounder made with the brothers of Animal House: He trusted them. Perhaps President Duckworth or President Harris or whoever will learn from history.