Breakfast Links: September 21, 2011

— GOP congressional leaders write to Ben Bernanke urging him to keep unemployment high.

— Barack Obama really should have listened to Christina Romer about monetary policy.

— Scott Sumner calls it “treason”.

— These contrasting stories about monetary issues are really the only thing that matters today, so the rest of my links will be frivolous.

“Been thinking about adding ‘marketing consultant’ to my Twitter bio, seeing if that makes anyone take me seriously.”

— Danilo Gallinari signs with Milan, Rudy Fernandez goes to Real Madrid.

Rent a guinea pig.

— U.K. to get some pandas.