"Why Vel, he has single handed helped the U.S. recover from a financial crisis with very little help from the government."
That is crediting the arsonist with putting out the fire, if the arsonist were putting out the fire with fuel for an even bigger fire.
I'm not in the camp that blames Bernanke for their bad trades. We are all responsible for our own bad trades and Fed behavior was totally predictable. But Bernanke and his predecessor, and successor, are responsible for destroying the financial system, the currency, destroying GDP with capital misallocation in their boom and bust cycles, and the retirements of ordinary savers who chose not to gamble in the markets.