We’re [American economy is] doing fine, thank you very much. Nothing scared me as much as what was happening in 2007, 2008 and 2009. If it hadn’t been for Bernanke in 2008 and 2009, this country might have slipped off the edge into a depression, and we have avoided that.”
We’re doing fine, Canada’s doing fine, Australia’s doing fine, New Zealand’s doing fine. Europe is not going to get out of its own way for a long period of time. Japan is doomed [due to expected lower population in the longer term]. Worse for Japan, it is the most racist society the world has ever seen. If Russia has a problem, it’s that it cannot keep its men away from the bottle of vodka.