October 10, 2008

Some Perspective

Doom And Gloom

This image above, leading Wednesday’s NYT “Pictures of the Day” slide show, offers two emotionally-stricken stock brokers in Frankfurt.

With a widespread clamp down on credit, a stock market virtually meeting the definition of a “crash,”  and layoffs imminent, these are not the happiest times here at home.  Given the case (and especially if things really go south), it’s important to keep in mind that visual media is typically looking for the longest face.

(image: Michael Probst/Associated Press)

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