Thursday, June 10, 2004

"OK, so, am I following this correctly, that tripled the national debt, yes?

"The national debt? No. The deficit. You . . . are aware that those are different, right?"

"Uh . . . not . . . not in a way I could explain, exactly, but - "

"JESUS Jennifer."

"I know, I know, it's Economics 101, but I've always been very upfront about my ignorance of - "

"No. No. No. It is not Economics 101. That implies 'college level'. Debt vs. deficit is preschool Econ, not 101. It's apple juice and naptime Econ. It's felt-storyboard-Bible-story Econ. It's [etc.]"




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