Many on the left and some on the right (most notably Karl Rove) have criticized Rick Perry for calling Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s monetary policy “treasonous.” But not everyone disagrees with the Texas governor. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is one example.
On the Fox News Channel’s “America Live” Thursday, Palin applauded Perry and chided President Obama for ignoring the American economy.
“What Rick Perry was talking about is what many of us have been talking about for many many months and that is the danger of now a QE3 program being put into place. And he used that type of rascal sort of rhetoric he uses there in Texas. And evidently the president took some issue to that. But, it’s evidence of our president’s arrogance unfortunately, to tell a presidential candidate what to say, what not to say.”
On a 2012 run:
“I am still considering it and I do want to help change the world for the better,” Palin replied, “along with millions of other contentious Americans who know that America deserves better than what we’re getting out of the political bubble in Washington, D.C.”