On August 15, 2011, Texas Gov. Rick Perry bizarrely asserted that Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke was "almost" committing treason for, well, doing his job:
PERRY: If this guy prints more money between now and the election, I don’t know what y’all would do to him in Iowa, but we — we would treat him pretty ugly down in Texas. Printing more money to play politics at this particular time in American history is almost treacherous — or treasonous in my opinion.
Published: Aug 16, 2011