Tuesday, December 18, 2012

A House of Cards, as Viewed by Saltwater and Freshwater Economists

Saltwater: If we just keep injecting glue everywhere the cards meet, we can keep building higher!

Freshwater: Those cards blowing around all over the place? That's progress!


  1. Fascinating. I don't think economists will ever reach a clear consensus on these issues with such a macroeconomic divide in thought. Sort of like Republicans vs. Democrats. Sometimes it gets really confusing trying to tell who's right or not.

  2. The opportunity cost of humor, illustrated:
    Saltwater: If we just keep injecting taffy ...


Old-fashioned excuse: "The dog ate my homework."

Modern excuse: "Dual-factor authentication ate my ability to do my homework."