Meet the Four Jews Shaping the U.S. Economy and doing a lousy job

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This could sound like yet another bad-taste Oscar night joke, but turns out  that the U.S. economy is run by Jews.

Well, at least the federal government’s top advisers.

On Wednesday, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Jack Lew, an Orthodox  Jew, as Treasury Secretary. He will joined by Gene Sperling, director of the  National Economic Council at the White House, Alan Krueger, chairman of the  Council of Economic Advisers, and Jeffrey Zients, who heads the Office of  Management and Budget. All are Members of the Tribe.

With Lew’s confirmation as Treasury Secretary, he is officially no longer the  White House chief of staff. But the Jewish community, a former official with the  administration assured, will not lose access. His replacement, Dennis McDonough  may be Catholic, but he still has a soft spot for Jewish activists. During his  tenure as deputy national security adviser, McDonough launched a tradition of  monthly conference calls with Jewish leaders for updates on international issues  and was known to meet with almost every major Jewish federation delegation that  came to Washington.

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