we kept tripping on the way to the printer, and by the time we got there it'd have burst into mysterious flames...,
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redlines in the sand...,
40 more years! 40 more years!:
Jason Furman's appointment allies Obama's campaign with leading economic centrists in the Democratic Party, foremost among them is Robert Rubin, 69, who helped found the Hamilton Project in 2006 and is on the group's advisory council.
Now, maybe I'm just angry about deeper historical resentments over naming their economic policy wonker circle the "Hamilton Project", or confused by dedicated "free-traders" invoking the name of the first US protectionist - which will in turn confuse us the more when we ponder their continued dedication to protectionism.
But to cut one run-on incomplete sentence for an old saw, perhaps change is all you'll have left.
Then it occurs to me that this trainwreck is just deja-vu. Hello again.
More to the point one might bemoan another era of markets-for-thee-socialism-for-we hypocrisy, if we're depending on blind geriatrics like Rubin to set us all back to the course we're more or less already on, while he and his friends run crying to Washington for their welfare checks.
So, to stick it in Galbraith's ear, forty more:
:: posted by buermann @ 2008-06-10 20:05:02 CST |