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Wounded Elephant - Kunstler

``Hillary, if elected, will not get to play FDR-2. Rather, she'll be stuck in the role of Hoover, the Return, presiding over a freight elevator of an economy with a broken cable. Expect problems with the US dollar. Expect "emergency" actions. Expect the unintended consequences of those actions. If there is one outstanding upshot of these "debates" it must be their staggering failure to rea
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