Money-Spinners and Mountebanks.

    “Not proposing anything bold and not trying to do something to definitively deal with our problems would mean that we’re going to have another year and a half like the last year and a half — and then it’s awfully hard to get re-elected.” Christine Romer (HT: NYT) I’ll fess up. I was totally taken in by Dr. Romer’s resume. I could have sworn she | Read More »

    Money-Spinners and Mountebanks.

    “Not proposing anything bold and not trying to do something to definitively deal with our problems would mean that we’re going to have another year and a half like the last year and a half — and then it’s awfully hard to get re-elected.” Christine Romer (HT: NYT) I’ll fess up. I was totally taken in by Dr. Romer’s resume. I could have sworn she | Read More »