I just had to clip this piece. Ok, now put your thinking caps on. We're talking about a guy with an M.I.T. degree here and perfect S.A.T. scores. Try to follow along dunderheads. Here goes:
But he acknowledged that if higher prices persist, inflation could become a serious risk. "Sustained rises in the prices of oil or other commodities would represent a threat both to economic growth and to overall price stability," he said.
This is why you should have stayed in school. So you can say intelligent shit like Bernanke does.