If the denialist is on the brink of losing, a number of high stakes arguments can be made. The bear/bull market argument is one of my favorites. Just look at tax policy–no matter what the economy is doing, tax cuts are the solution. And in privacy, if the economy’s weak, there shouldn’t be interventions to protect consumers; if the economy’s strong, interventions could make the market weak!
|If there’s a bear market, obviously there shouldn’t be interventions in the market, right?
If there’s a bull market, obviously there shouldn’t be interventions in the market, right?