Bernanke: Conspirator or Scapegoat?
June 24, 2009 6:50 pm
We have seen a great deal of questionable activities over the past year or so. We have already been through market manipulation and commodity fixing, tax evasion and sex scandals. Now we are learning about the possibility of one of the most respected positions in our government involved in a multi-billion dollar cover up. Would that even surprise you these days? Probably not, as nothing is a surprise anymore.
But what are the implications if it is concluded that Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke and Former Treasury Secretary Paulson had pressured Bank of America’s (BAC) CEO Ken Lewis to keep material information from shareholders?