As reported by Bloomberg:
"For 30 years, or maybe longer, the Fed had adopted this Wizard of Oz posture, that we’re so mysterious, we’re so powerful, don’t ask any questions."
"At the end of the day, we’re here to work on behalf of Main Street."
Kashkari, at 42 the youngest regional Fed bank president, has frequently used his Twitter account to post quick comments and respond to questions.
Recently he set a new communication standard for central bankers by adding an inflation-target emoji to one of his posts:
.@Six1FourCapital 4 me it's a q of r we hitting dual mandate? Is there still labor slack? R we hitting infl 🎯. Where r expectations going?— Neel Kashkari (@neelkashkari) May 25, 2016