The Lighter Side Of Alan Greenspan. Seriously.
Although Federal Chairman Alan Greenspan was all serious business in his address, CUNA President Dan Mica swears the nation's economic guru is quite the jokester, relating to the GAC audience that just before Greenspan went on stage, he asked Mica what sort of crowd was out there.
When Mica responded that there were about 3,000 people in the crowd, Greenspan reportedly said that was too bad. When Mica asked Greenspan why, the Federal Reserve chairman, without missing a beat, replied, "because by the time my voice makes it to the back of the room, it's already old news."