"One Bad Law Usually Leads to Others: The Housing Bubble and Dodd-Frank"
George Leef is absolutely right.
But it's unsurprising. This is how politicians guarantee work for themselves. (Which prompts me to plug again the terrific article, "Time Dependent Information Costs, Price Controls, and Successive Government Intervention,” John R. Lott, Jr. and Gertrud Fremling, Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Fall 1989.)