Bernanke Sucker-Punches Romney Campaign

Michael Filozof
By announcing another massive economic stimulus program just weeks before the election, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke delivered a vicious sucker-punch to the Romney campaign and may have rigged the election in favor of Obama. But his actions will likely have disastrous consequences for the American public after the election is over. So far, Romney has run a rather lackluster campaign, refusing to attack Barack Obama's character and refusing to attack Obama's radical past and associations with the likes of Jeremiah Wright and Bill Ayers. And Obama's attempts to paint Romney as a heartless, greedy rich man have failed, as it has become increasingly clear that Romney is a genuinely caring, patriotic, and decent man. Too decent, perhaps, to understand that his "Goody Two-Shoes" approach may not work against the cutthroat crew of Chicago pols in Washington.  Romney, speaking honestly -- but, perhaps, stupidly -- announced that if elected President, he would not reappoint...(Read Full Post)

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