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October 25, 2005

The Press's Definitive Word on Ben Bernanke

Ana Marie Cox of Wonkette sums up the press's assessment of Ben Bernanke:

BREAKING: Ben Bernanke Not a Female Texan Lawyer with Penchant for Exclamation Points - Wonkette : Who is Ben Bernanke, Bush's nominee for Fed chair? We'll tell you one thing: He's not Harriet Miers.

"New Fed chief no Harriet Miers" (The Gazette)
"Ben , he's no Harriet Miers!" (Fortune)
"The anti-Harriet-Miers" (USAT)
"Everything Harriet Miers isn't." (LAT)
"The perfect counterpoint to the Harriet Miers selection" (AP)

Posted by DeLong at October 25, 2005 08:38 PM