A man’s gotta know his limitations

A line made famous by Clint Eastwood in his famous role as movie cop Dirty Harry.

Tension in Obamaland as the Keynesian nightmare unfolds.

 

“You can’t assemble a group of really brilliant people, and deal with some of the most complex problems in our lifetimes and not have disagreements,” said David Axelrod, Mr. Obama’s senior political strategist 
Even colleagues who have tussled with Mr. Summers say the president was right to bring him in to the White House inner circle amid the global crisis.
“Larry Summers is one of the world’s most brilliant economists,” said Mr. Orszag

“You can’t assemble a group of really brilliant people, and deal with some of the most complex problems in our lifetimes and not have disagreements,” said David Axelrod, Mr. Obama’s senior political strategist …

Even colleagues who have tussled with Mr. Summers say the president was right to bring him in to the White House inner circle amid the global crisis.

“Larry Summers is one of the world’s most brilliant economists,” said Mr. Orszag…

You can assemble all the brilliant people in the world, you can have the greatest of all living economists at it’s head, and they will not be able to “run” the economy.  When they realize that, than they can earn the title brilliant.

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