Gentle Ben is now at the helm. My friend Tim Iacono said it best:
These were the photos in the Wall Street Journal write-up for the [Federal Reserve] policy announcement. Can you tell who’s coming and who’s going?
I suppose I should write a missive about how things might go down now that Bernanke has taken over the Fed… but I pretty much already wrote it back in October when they announced that Benito had gotten the nod. Good luck, Ben… you’re going to need it.
February 1, 2006 @ 2:56 PM
Looking back at that photo
Looking back at that photo of Ferguson, I really, really wish he had gotten the nod. The name is good too. Think of the articles we could’ve had when the economy (inevitably) slumps: Widely criticised as the least effectual Fed in in the last fifty years, Roger ‘Turd’ Ferguson has presided over six straight quarters of economic decline …