We’re going to take a 5 day sabbatical to read and the like (Andrew Sullivan gave us the idea earlier on his blog). We’ll continue to check comments. Should something truly compelling break out we won’t be far away.
I think people are quite unhappy with the state of the economy and what’s happening. They blame, with some justification, the problems in the financial sector for getting us into this mess. And they’re dissatisfied with the policy response here in Washington. And at some level, I can’t blame them. — Fed Chairman Bernanke (October 2011)