Oct 22, 2012 5:52 PM GMT
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-08-23/romney-says-he-hasn-t-considered-single-person-to-head-fed“I would want to select someone who was a new member” and “someone who shared my economic views” to the top spot at the U.S. central bank, Romney said. He said he would seek someone to provide “monetary stability that leads to a strong dollar and confidence that America is not going to go down the road that other nations have gone down, to their peril.”
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/wp/2012/10/22/five-facts-you-need-to-know-about-chinas-currency-manipulation/1) What you’re saying when you say you want to put an end to global currency manipulation is that you want a weaker dollar. That’s what currency manipulation is: An effort by other countries to artificially strengthen the dollar in order to make their currency — and thus their exports — comparatively cheaper. But if we want to weaken our dollar, we could just, you know, weaken the dollar.
Contradictory things in his head he juggles, Romney does.