Bernanke: Yes to Social Security Cuts, No to New Jobs Bill; UPDATE: DeMint Will Hold

By: Thursday December 3, 2009 3:40 pm

Ben Bernanke let his slip show at multiple points during his confirmation hearing today. First, he echoed bank robber Willie Sutton in targeting nothing less than Social Security, then he took a pot shot at Medicare, and then he dismissed the idea of a second stimulus package to create more jobs. No wonder three senators now have holds placed on his renomination.

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