Friedman became the talk of the town and launched a successful franchise on the back of his triumph.
LAGARDE: …But also throughout the entire organization… Friedman: I know how you feel today.
But as Friedman reports, while the attacks were reduced, they were hardly eliminated.
“I was seeking information and I was operating under the assumption that he would not tell people,” Friedman adds.
The ideological inconsistency also grates on Friedman, for good reason.
“He calls it E.T., energy technology,” Obama said of Friedman.
And given Friedman's thesis, how will we muster the social capital to welcome all these strangers with open arms?
Just add more reserves and believe in Ben Bernanke, whose mentor was Friedman.