Friday, October 24, 2008

I Lose Computer Access for a Couple of Weeks. . . .

. . . .and the world's finances collapse in a heap. It was very upsetting. We were longing to keep a much closer eye on our vast financial empire, which we are depending on to keep us well into our dotage. Fortunately, it will still last us until we die, provided we die next week.

The papers have been full of potted histories and explanations of how the wizards of Wall Street got us and themselves into our current financial spot of bother. But none of them beat the one below.

[Thanks to my friend Danny who sent this to me some time ago. Long before Bear Stearns shuffled off its mortal coil and joined the choirs invisible, as you'll hear.]