Dude Falling: a brief but brilliant impression of our economy

I found this snippet at the Common Room this morning in a post entitled, Does the President Understand the Math?  Does He Care?

On the Washington Post: a new level in euphemism:

The recession has entered a new phase, pulling away from an economic abyss into a period of steep, but orderly, decline.

When I read the Washington Post quote, I couldn’t help but see the Dude Falling.   Have you seen him?  You really should.  Be sure to watch the whole thing – it’s only about 40 seconds, and I think he does a fantastic impression of the current state and likely future of our economy.



  1. Love it! I linked to your post, hope you don’t mind!

  2. Yep. Pretty accurate – except I knew the video was only about 40 seconds long. I don’t know when our current economic “decline” is going to come to an end.

  3. HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA that about sums it up, lol catchy music and all.


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