"You've heard of mental depression; this is a mental recession, we have
sort of become a nation of whiners. You just hear this constant whining,
complaining about a loss of competitiveness, America in decline."
John McCain described Gramm, one of his top economic advisors this
"No one who is more respected on the issue of economics than Phil Gramm,"
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IndyMac. Keith Olbermann, Phil Gramm May 27, 2008