and in bad times expert play the role of psychologist ...
explaining what might have gone wrong in your / our live.
Joe Nocera, The NYT - quoted (from memory)
But even so. Consider to entertain and feed a bunch of them, so you can later wash your hands of any wrong (and unpopular, e.g. Schlicker/WAZ) decision, action and non-action and blame the expert!
'The Dailyshow mit Jon Stewart' with quest Joe Nocera (Episode March 4, 2009)
"CNBC gives reasoned financial reporting that combines the raw speed of fast money with the intelligence of a box of parrots."