À propos of the upcoming vote on whether to confirm Ben Bernanke for another term as Chairman of the Federal Reserve, I pass along the following video. Proving once again the capacious bounds of human imagination, it presents some of the basic differences between Keynesian and Austrian economic perspectives by casting Keynes and Hayek as . . . well, you’d better just watch it yourself. (Bernanke and Geithner make an appearance (in character at least) at 4:28.)
One of the creators, Russ Roberts of George Mason University, has a weekly podcast called Econtalk that’s terrific.