Is Ben Bernanke a "Brave Thinker"?
The Atlantic Monthly thinks so. The magazine with a "longtime commitment to challenging the conventional wisdom" chose Bernanke as one of 27 such living luminaries. After all, "his radical interventions may have saved the day" for the American economy! We'll never know for sure, of course, since "the particulars of the Fed’s interventions remain lamentably shielded from oversight."