I'm trying to decide which is worse; Having Barney Frank in charge of our finances or making him a Boy Scout troop leader?
That's because the results would be the same.
“Hitler did not have to destroy democracy; he merely took advantage of the decay of democracy and at the critical moment obtained the support of many to whom, though they detested Hitler, he yet seemed the only man strong enough to get things done.” F. A. Hayek from his book, "The Road To Serfdom".
There's a reason he has that lisp.
Train the dog, the ribbons will take care of themselves.