But what does it feel like to live through a historically significant structural change? Well, it turns out that it feels pretty historic. There are headlines we probably never thought we'd see ("Detroit's Fate Sealed in West Wing"). There are government deficits the size of which few probably ever bothered to even consider ($1 trillion!). And while we may not yet be at the point of a Ghostbusters-style apocalypse ("Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria!"), some things seem downright batty. What were the Vegas odds eight months ago on Paul Krugman turning against ObamaWhat state of the world are we in when Bill Murray becomes the voice of reason and sanity?
Monday, April 6, 2009
It's Mass Hysteria!
Dane Stangler at Kauffman's Growthology blog captures the feeling of our historic times: