Rick Santelli's 'Flower Rant' Against Ben Bernanke
Say what you want about Rick Santelli. Love him or hate him. agree with him or disagree. But one thing you can't say is that the man fails to speak his mind.
Here's a clip of the CNBC fixture taking off his gloves and going off on Ben Bernanke. Apparently it is helpful to use props when you bash Bernanke and the Fed's "Easy Money" policies.
More Reaction to Bernanke on Twitter
#Bernanke claiming that the U.S. economy needs highly accommodative monetary policy is like a bartender saying a drunk needs more alcohol.— Peter Schiff (@PeterSchiff) July 10, 2013
If Alex Rodriguez is suspended for steroid use, shouldn't Ben Bernanke be suspended for dealing them? #Poll— Brian Sozzi (@BrianSozzi) July 11, 2013
Thanks to Ben Bernanke's announcement I've made back 50% of my losses in 3 hours. Lets hope the rest regenerates!— Daniel Prempeh (@daniel_prempeh) July 11, 2013
#Bernanke (paraphrased from yesterday): I conducted taper talk because of too many risk taking positions... irrational exuberance?— Axel Merk (@AxelMerk) July 11, 2013
I am a neophyte when it comes to Fed Policy, but with Washington doing nothing, doesn't #Bernanke have to do what he's doing b/c of mandate?— Scott Haden (@NomadUNC) July 11, 2013
#bernanke says he's NOT actually going to taper QE and the POG and Silver jump Did anyone really think he was going to stop?— Mrs P. (@mrscprior) July 11, 2013