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Why the Fed Will Fight to the End

'It's the assets, stupid'
Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 5:29 PM
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Given the choice between accepting the risk of future inflation and dealing with the immediate and destructive consequences of deflation now, our fiscal and monetary authorities will always choose inflation.  At least if 800 years of history and the last four years are any guide.

If I had to boil the whole thing down to one trite statement suitable for an election campaign, it might be, It’s the assets, stupid.

Here’s why.

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