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Jim Grant Introduced as the Next Fed. Res. Chairman (video)

[Ron Paul mentioned several times. Jim Grant sounds a lot like Ron Paul in this interview.]
Jim Grant Refuses To Get Lost In A "Hall-Of-Mirrors" Market
The bow-tied-and-bespectacled bringer-of-truth was on Bloomberg TV this morning providing his own clarifying perspective on what we should hope for (and what we should not) from J-Hole this weekend. Jim Grant's acerbic comments on Krugman's view of the world, on the gold standard as a "force for growth and stability", and the "unproven and truly radical methods" of the SNB and Fed, pale in significance when he is asked about the stock market distortions: "I think we live in a hall of mirrors in finance thanks to the zero interest rate regime and the chronic nonstop interventions," and when asked when Bernanke should start raising rates, the simple (yet complex) response is "Last Year!

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Is this true???

If so, how is it that in an Obama admin, that Jim Grant would be named. Is he taking over Bukakke's job? This appears to be great news on the face of things.

I also was surprised at the commentators mention, "If President Romney has a list..." WTF. I did a double take on that.

I don't get this at all.

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If Romney ever appointed Grant as Fed. Chairman,...

there would actually be hope for this country. That hope is a pipe dream at this point. Will Romney win the election? Would he appoint Grant? Would the money masters want a Ron Paul supporter as Fed Chairman? I just don't think it will happen.
Thanks for the bump.

were they talking...

Rhetorically that he is taking over as fed chairman??? This is sooo weird.