During boom times, it\’s profitable to preach laissez faire, because an absentee government allows speculative bubbles to inflate. When those bubbles burst, the ideology becomes a hindrance, and it goes dormant while big government rides to the rescue.
Umm, haven\’t you just written a great big book that argues that it is in times of crisis that the free market ideologues push their anti-government mantra?
Might there not be some inconsistency in your writings? Just, umm, maybe?