In the Shadow of the Grand Tetons: Paul Krugman: The Worst Ex-Fed Chairman Ever: “Now I have in my inbox a notice that as the Fed[eral Reserve Bank of Kansas City] holds its annual meeting in Jackson Hole…

…[Alan] Greenspan will address a counter-conference organized by a group called the American Principles Project. The group combines social conservatism — it’s anti-gay-marriage, anti-abortion rights, and pro-‘religious liberty’ — with goldbug economic doctrine. The second half of this agenda may be appealing to Greenspan, a former Ayn Rand intimate — as Paul Samuelson remarked, ‘You can take the boy out of the cult but you can’t take the cult out of the boy.’ But the anti-gay stuff? And helping these people attack his former colleagues? Awesome.