‘Pretty Darned F–cked’: Former Obama Econ Chair Talks Downgrade With Bill Maher


Christina Romer, the former chair of Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers on Friday offered a rather strong opinion concerning the announcement by Standard & Poor’s that the credit rating agency downgraded America’s debt to AA+.

Appearing on HBO’s “Real Time,” Romer said we’re “pretty darn f–ked.”

Was she just joking?  You be the judge.  And, yes, the content warning applies:

For Noel Sheppard’s transcript and commentary click here.