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Those Damnable Devils

The Village Voice points out that it’s really hard not to report on how terrible the economy is doing when, in fact, the economy is doing terribly. But my favorite part is the (thrice-posted) first comment: Just another sensationalized headline grab to capture ur attention for the advertisers. You know…

Bush: there really is a recession

Breaking news, huh? US President George W. Bush on Friday acknowledged for the first time that the US economy is in a recession after the release of official data showing the worst monthly job losses since 1974. “Today’s job data reflects the fact that our economy is in a recession,”…

In Case You Missed It: You’re A Whiny Little Fuck

Republicans have apparently decided that when one of them says an embarrassingly stupid thing about the economy, the best thing to do is keep saying it over and over and over again. “All-Star” and Weekly Standard executive editor Fred Barnes wholeheartedly endorsed Gramm’s assessment, saying he was giving “straight talk”…

Don’t let this man anywhere near the economy

OK. I opened a can of whoopass on McSame a bit ago for being completely computer illiterate, but his cluelessness on the following matter defies description — why would we want this man to run the country? Look at this exchange with the Orange County Register’s Martin Wicksol when asked…

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