Our New Wizard of Oz

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“Knows more about central banking than any economist alive”; is “the” academic “expert on how to prevent financial crises from spinning out of control”; is “prescient,” with “refreshing humility,” and a “talent for leadership,” says a swooning New York Times magazine.

(Words of wisdom about The Wizard: “You can learn a lot about people by noting when they fish their car keys from their pocket; [The Wizard] does so . . . long before he reaches his car”).

Oooooooh. I’m gonna start doing that myself.

11:30 am on January 21, 2008