The case that going easy on the banks would help the broader economy "just doesn’t hold...

|By:, SA News Editor

The case that going easy on the banks would help the broader economy "just doesn’t hold together," Paul Krugman writes. The claim that resolving the mortgage mess quickly is the key to getting the housing market back on its feet "would just accelerate foreclosures [and] mean more homes offered for sale," pushing prices even lower.