Even the Wall Street Journal Says “Break up the Fed”

In a sign of the growing movement to end the Fed, the bastion of the economic status quo – the Wall Street Journal – published an OpEd today entitled “Let’s Break Up the Fed” and subtitled “The Federal Reserve has done a terrible job at financial regulation. Why give it more power?”.

Given that a new new Rasmussen poll shows that 75% of Americans want to audit the Fed, and a new Gallup poll shows that American’s trust in the Fed has plummeted, and that Ron Paul’s bill to audit the Fed has at least 276 co-sponsors in the House, and 19 co-sponsors in the Senate, even Bernanke’s charm offensive doesn’t seem to be working very well.

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