Accordingly, it is reasonable to view the Dodd-Frank Act (like ObamaCare) as an ideological effort to put government in control of another sector of the U.S. economy, rather than as a valid attempt to prevent another crisis. If so, this raises questions about the act’s legitimacy, making it easy to understand why Republicans—virtually none of whom voted for the act—now want to repeal it.

via End It, Don’t Mend It — The American Magazine.