Here is an exclusive undoctored image of Ben Bernanke as actually taken by the Atlantic Magazine.

Via the wonders of Photoshop, Atlantic editors managed to transform the above actual image of Bernanke into the following nauseating cover.

Insiders at the Atlantic say the transformation from goat to hero was meant as an April Fools’ Day joke as was Roger Lowenstein, article when he proclaimed “The visceral criticism of Bernanke is hard to fathom.

See Atlantic Magazine Cover Proclaims Ben Bernanke “THE HERO” for a discussion of the magazine cover and article.

Apologies offered to Roger Lowenstein for a joke well executed.

Mike “Mish” Shedlock
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