If Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke were to decide to go on a bender before his news conference, at the conclusion of the central bank’s latest two-day policy meeting, here’s what The Washington Post would expect to hear:
Seriously, though, when are you going to taper?
When the time is right.
And when do you expect that to be?
Eh, the next few meetings. Maybe September. Maybe December. Maybe early next year. We’ll see.