Ron Paul asked the head of the Fed. Ben Bernanke if he considered gold money.
The chairman handled the question like a champ, showing no doubt in his answer for the general population.
But to those that know better, a pause was noticed as he considered his answer. After a second or two, and a subtle quiver of the lip, he decisively said no. The next question was just as suspenseful;
Then why do central banks hold gold as a reserve? Why not diamonds?
gottal love the answer…. “tradition”
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