Beckworth Promotes Platinum Coins as Obama’s "FDR Moment"!

You know things are weird when pretty strongly right-of-center economists are proposing ideas first touted by MMT econocranks (yes, beowulf, I’m talking about you) to bring about the Obama breakout moment that progressives (despairingly) dream of at night.

The world is a very strange place.

And people argue with Steve Randy Waldman when he says that MMTers, post-Keynesians, and Market Monetarists agree on lots of things… Sheesh.

Macro and Other Market Musings: Obama Needs His FDR Moment.

Cross-posted at Asymptosis.