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you gotta watch yr metaphors, helicopter ben

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Lots of ill-omen and bad-history to navigate in our lexical sea…

It’s interesting to note that in the original speech which earned Bernanke his handle, he discusses both the helicopter drop of broad-based tax cuts and the possibility of governmental investment (unto even nationalization of assets?) as possible remedies to a deflationary spiral. But no one ever calls him Comrade Ben – I wonder why not.

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January 22, 2008 at 11:19 am

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