Yeah. When the effective rate goes from 2% to 5% overnight there's something up.
I read Courage to Act. The two main themes in that book are (A) I was right all along and everyone who disagreed with me is a doodyhead and (B) We needed to do something right the fuck away or the economy would melt.
"We're throwing $75b at this right the fuck now" is HBO biopic territory. That's pallets-of-cash-to-Baghdad shit.