Swimming with the Razorfishes

Friday, September 10, 2004

Ignore consumer spending. Ignore durable goods orders. Ignore housing starts, GDP, and wage averages. In a brainfart of shocking force, Vice President Cheney suggests that we should measure the health of the economy based on...wait for it...sales on EBay. Lets all hope that Mr. Cheney is just playing dumb, and that he actually understands the difference in magnitude between EBay sales and the United States economy.

At least John Edwards had something snarky to say about it:

"If we only included bake sales and how much money kids make at lemonade stands, this economy would really be cooking [...]"


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