Another Reason Janet Yellen Should Run the Fed

Erika Eichelberger writes for Mother Jones: “If President Barack Obama nominates Janet Yellen, the second-ranking official at the Federal Reserve, to be the next chairman of the central bank, she would be the first woman to ever occupy the post. This fact—and reports that Obama is considering former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers for the same post—has prompted editorials worrying that Yellen wouldn’t be up to the job, as well as more subtle attacks on her lack of ‘gravitas.'”