WaPo‘s Michael Gerson problem

Is Michael Gerson trying for a Pulitzer? After all, his Washington Post colleague, the faux-conservative Kathleen Parker, won a Pulitzer Prize for Commentary this year for being, as she admitted to MSNBC talk show host Joe Scarborough, a “conservative basher”. It worked once; maybe it will work again. Gerson is part of the Post‘s attempt … Read more WaPo‘s Michael Gerson problem

Monetization and insanity

Insanity, according to an aphorism often attributed (probably erroneously) to Albert Einstein, is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Last week Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke announced that the Federal Open Market Committee plans to purchase $600 billion in longer-term Treasury securities between now and the middle of next … Read more Monetization and insanity