Columnist Barry Ritholtz says maybe it isn’t too surprising that Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, above, would seek advice from Phil Gramm: “Cruz, after all, seems to want to hobble modern economic policy by returning to the gold standard. The Cruz-Gramm school of economics doesn’t seem very promising. We have seen these movies before, and they end in tragedy and tears.”
Columnist Barry Ritholtz says maybe it isn’t too surprising that Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, above, would seek advice from Phil Gramm: “Cruz, after all, seems to want to hobble modern economic policy by returning to the gold standard. The Cruz-Gramm school of economics doesn’t seem very promising. We have seen these movies before, and they end in tragedy and tears.” Morry Gash Associated Press file
Columnist Barry Ritholtz says maybe it isn’t too surprising that Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, above, would seek advice from Phil Gramm: “Cruz, after all, seems to want to hobble modern economic policy by returning to the gold standard. The Cruz-Gramm school of economics doesn’t seem very promising. We have seen these movies before, and they end in tragedy and tears.” Morry Gash Associated Press file

Cruz seeks economic wisdom in the wrong place

March 24, 2016 07:34 PM

UPDATED March 24, 2016 09:06 PM

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