Alan Greenspan Has Learned His Lesson, Gets His Best Ideas Naked

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There’s been a lot of speculation around these parts about the wisdom (or not-wisdom) of Alan Greenspan. Some people think he’s a guy we ought to listen to. Others have no problem displacing his words with the lyrics to “Pina Coladas” and the sound of crinkling newspaper when he speaks. Greenspan is apparently in the former camp and has vowed to tone down his speeches, re: markets, etc. Taking precautions to prevent Old Greenspan from getting the better of New Greenspan while speaking at BookExpo America to promote his upcoming book, “The Age of Turbulence,” organizers moved his talk from the middle of the day to 5:15 p.m. For those of you still not sure how you feel about the Maestro, perhaps this tidbit that he revealed on Friday will tip the scales (though in which direction we're not sure): most of his book was written in the tub.
Rub-a-Dub-Dub, Maestro's Speech Scrub [NYP]

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