If you would like to read about Mankiw’s contribution to failed economics, start here.
Jamie Dimon needs no introduction.
I am not saying that these are worse picks than Obama’s team of destruction: Rubin, Summers, Geithner, Bernanke… But they are not better. Democrats and Republicans are more interested in perpetuating economic dogma than in seeking out people who actually saw the crisis coming, can explain why it happened, and want to put policy in place to stop the next one. That, unfortunately, is not on the agenda for Obama or Romney.