George Bush's reality distortion field

The president appraises Wall Street's performance Monday morning.

By Andrew Leonard
March 17, 2008 8:09PM (UTC)
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The president addressed the economy Monday morning. Referring to an economic update provided to him by Henry Paulson, secretary of the treasury, he said:

You've reaffirmed the fact that our financial institutions are strong and that our capital markets are functioning efficiently and effectively.

How the World Works finds itself incapable of summoning up the appropriate level of sarcasm necessary to comment on this quote. Truly, the end times are nigh.

Andrew Leonard

Andrew Leonard is a staff writer at Salon. On Twitter, @koxinga21.

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