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Top Romney Advisor: Bernanke Deserves 3rd Term!

Ben Bernanke received an unlikely defense of his work at the U.S. Federal Reserve by a top Mitt Romney adviser, who said on Tuesday that he should be considered for a third term as chairman.

Glenn Hubbard, economic adviser to the Republican presidential candidate, said he would advise a possible President Romney that Bernanke should "get every consideration" to stay on beyond January 2014, when the chairman's current term expires.

Hubbard, who was chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers under Bush, said Congress is right to consider forcing the Fed to explain policy decisions. But "the idea of putting them more under the microscope of literally auditing decisions - I don't think so," he said.


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So apparently Romney is fine...

with Bernanke auditing himself...

Now WHY should I support Romney again? Oh right the "Brand Paul" jackals say so...



We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.
-George Orwell

It doesn't matter who is

in charge of the FED. It's the system that's the problem.

Bernanke's next term should be served at the Graybar Hotel

Timmy "TurboTax" Geithner would make a nice roommate.

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Heck yeah, the Bernanke-Obama team

have done such a great job, why switch, Mitt?