TL;DR Summary: Greenspan never said this. Prof. Noam Chomsky said this quote to illustrate what he thought of Greenspan. HOW IT WORKS – This is a fake “Appeal to Authority” using one’s thoughts on Greenspan as leverage. The poster asserts that Greenspan said this and readers want to believe it is true, therefore, it must be true! Methods: Appeal to authority, Assertion (of false quote), transference Goal: To associate or “transfer” dislike of bankers to Republicans. Scorecard: Successful as propaganda….