The United States of France

September 22, 2008 at 3:39 pm Leave a comment

Totally off-topic, but just saw this amazing TIME article on Pat Berry’s facebook stream, and it made me roll on the floor laughing. I quote:

Admit it, mes amis, the rugged individualism and cutthroat capitalism that made America the land of unlimited opportunity has been shrink-wrapped by a half dozen short sellers in Greenwich, Conn. and FedExed to Washington D.C. to be spoon-fed back to life by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson. We’re now no different from any of those Western European semi-socialist welfare states that we love to deride. Italy? Sure, it’s had four governments since last Thursday, but none of them would have allowed this to go on; the Italians know how to rig an economy.

Read the whole thing here:

http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1843168,00.html?cnn=yes

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