Bernanke's a great choice for Fed chairman, but is he tough enough on inflation?
*Corrections, Oct. 25, 2005: Gross originally misstated Bernanke's first name. It is Ben, not Benjamin. Gross also erred about the date Bernanke became chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. He became chairman of the CEA in June 2005, not June 2004. Click here and here to return to the corrected sentences.
Daniel Gross is the Moneybox columnist for Slate and the business columnist for Newsweek. You can e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter. His latest book, Dumb Money: How Our Greatest Financial Minds Bankrupted the Nation, has just been published in paperback.
Photograph of Benjamin Bernanke by J. Scott Applewhite/AP.