January 18, 2008

435 Economists-in-Chief

We had a dust up around here a while back. Rep Ron Paul was discussing the need for more Congressional overview of the FOMC. I was concerned that our dim bulbs leading lights in Congress were not really suited to the intellectual rigors of monetary policy.

I give you Exhibit A: Rep. Marcy Kaptur (Doh!, I mean, D - OH)

Hat-tip: Professor Mankiw

110th Congress Posted by John Kranz at January 18, 2008 1:20 PM