Just how political is the Fed?

Source: EconLog
by Scott Sumner

"The Fed likes to portray itself as being a bunch of selfless, well-meaning technocrats, who faithfully try to carry out the mandate they have been given by Congress. Is this true, or has the Fed been politicized?" (08/23/17)

http://econlog.econlib.org/archives/2017/08/just_how_politi.html