Monday, March 9, 2009

'Never Say Anything Nice About Germans'

Posted at by Lew Rockwell

Joe Scarborough broke that unwritten law on his show today. He pointed out the good news, for the rational as versus the Keynesians, that Americans' savings rate has gone to 5% from zero, and hoped that while "we might never match the Chinese rate of 40%, we should aspire to the German rate of 10%." A shocked and horrified Mark Halperin said: "Bill Clinton got in trouble for praising the German health care system, and now you praise the German savings rate!"

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