Surprise, surprise! Romney's Econ. advisors: A Fed lover, a lobbyist, and a Bushie!Submitted by adampeart on Wed, 04/18/2012 - 15:17
".....Hubbard and Mankiw are both prominent economists with solid academic reputations. And both should be comfortable brushing shoulders with Romney after leading George W. Bush's Council of Economic Advisers (at different times). Mankiw is the author of an extremely popular economics textbook. Both trend to the right politically, and are well respected by colleagues..."
"...Talent, who represented Missouri in Congress, now works at the conservative Heritage Foundation. In addition to his campaign duties, Weber is managing partner of Clark & Weinstock, a Washington-based consulting and lobbying shop..."
"...Mankiw, the high-profile Harvard professor, has come to the defense of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and his handling of the financial crisis. "Mr. Bernanke," Mankiw wrote in July, "has worked tirelessly to shepherd the economy through the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, and yet, for all his efforts, seems vastly underappreciated.... Mankiw has also argued for hiking the gas tax, a policy position that surely ranks among the least popular of all time...."
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