There will probably be some debate about the process, and history will confirm the wisdom of the pick, but no one can dispute that this was yet another superior pick by the President.
Bernanke is a bit of an unknown. Some more politically inclined — and conservative — economics types don’t think he will be a strong supporter of tax cuts, but believe he will be a strong advocate, as Greenspan has been, of contained budgets and spending for government.
But you can’t dispute the background and experience Bernanke brings to the table. This should be another day of solid high-fives in the White House for a good pick that surprised folks a month earlier than expected. Instead, it inevitably brings to mind another pick that went awry.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?
H/T to National Review Online