ON THE ISSUES: Bell says he is in the race largely to push for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates and for the country to return to having its money backed by gold
"Well, sure, the price of an iPad may fall by half," Mr. Bell told The Weekly Standard. "But people know their wages are not keeping up with the prices they pay regularly. The price of food, energy, medical care — are all going up while wages stay flat. You tell people inflation is not a problem, they'll laugh in your face."