Does Obama Have A Platinum Coin Up His Sleeve?

From Great Leap Forward
January 4, 2013 - 1:20pm

Forget gold. Buy platinum. The platinum coin idea is on a roll—I’ve heard it has climbed into the top five of Twitter Trending (whatever that is). It was the frontpage of HuffPost: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/03/debt-ceiling-coin_n_2404653.html; Paul Krugman wrote about it http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/02/debt-in-a-time-of-zero/?smid=tw-NytimesKrugman&seid=auto ; Josh Barro picked it up http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-03/why-we-must-go-off-the-platinum-coin-cliff.html; and Joe Weisenthal featured it: http://www.businessinsider.com/3-huge-myths-about-the-plan-to-save-the-economy-with-a-trillion-dollar-platinum-coin-2013-1. But the best [...]


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