April 10, 2008

Keep The Change.



Check out this McCain sequence in a Brooklyn pizza joint yesterday.  A couple weeks after lambasting borrowers as much as lenders for the mortgage meltdown, McCain has supposedly done a 180˚.  (At least, without the details.)  So how did McEconomics redress his charge that those good folks who got played by the finance companies should have known better?

By hitting this pizza counter and refusing change for his dollar.


(4/12 4:15 PM EST.  Sorry, temporarily took this post down to rework the analysis which, frankly, didn’t make a lot of sense.  At this point, I’m taking a pass, but invite you to riff on it further if you wish.)

McCain, in Shift, Seeks U.S. Help for Homeowners (NYT)

(image 1: Mary Altaffer/AP.  image 2: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters. New York. April 10, 2008. via YahooNews)

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