Official portrait of Federal Reserve Chairman ...A question for Ben Bernanke at today’s press conference: • In 2005 at your confirmation hearings, you said there was no housing bubble.

  • In 2007, you said the subprime fallout was likely to be contained.

  • In 2008, you said you didn’t expect a recession.

  • In 2009, you said the Fed would not monetize US government debt.

  • In 2010, you said inflation was too low.

  Question: <a href="">Are we supposed to laugh or cry?</a>