Yes, the record of the 2000s looks better if you treat the bust as some kind of exogenous event caused by overbearing government.
overbearing regulations prevent people from doing their jobs.
But Wallace had long suffered from depression, perhaps thanks in part to his overbearing and chronically depressed mother.
His father was near senility, his mother was overbearing, and the household was in financial straits.
But the tributes missed something about Holbrooke, and not just that he could be an overbearing SOB if you crossed him.
He had lost somewhat of his assurance, his pride and overbearing haughtiness.
That was because he found his overbearing tactics did not work.
He turned into a restaurant, and in a masterful and overbearing way ordered his dinner.
It was not worth while having a row with men who were so overbearing.
He was brutal and overbearing with the workmen, but humble in the presence of his superiors.