Governor Perry declines to withdraw or qualify his harsh comments about Bernanke

Governor Perry’s campaign has told the Washington Post that he will not disavow his implied threats against Bernanke. The campaign now argues that Perry’s comments were a “legitimate expression of frustration with runaway Washington spending.” Does Gov. Perry understand (or care) that it is Congress that appropriates money and that quantitative easing by the Federal Reserve does not require the spending of tax dollars?


About Guy N. Texas

Guy N. Texas is the pen name of a lawyer living in Dallas, who is now a liberal. He was once conservative, but this word has so morphed in meaning that he can no longer call himself that in good conscience. Guy has no political aspirations. He speaks only for himself.
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