This is one of the most highly debated -- and somewhat controversial -- issues going on in the stock market right now: Airline bailouts.

President Trump proposed a $50 billion bailout to the airline industry.

When you think about it, it makes sense -- with the coronavirus stopping huge gatherings in the airport and travel bans set up globally, there’s no money to be made if you’re in the travel business.

So what exactly is the crux of this issue?

Well, it all begins when you take a look back at 2008 and find out what the government did...