Now That Made Me Laugh!

Paul Krugman, in this CNN segment, says that it doesn’t too much matter what public works the government sponsors, that even if we could get a rumor started that space aliens had landed and focus a lot of new jobs on researching and combating the space aliens, the result would be a useful stimulus within a year or two:

Then he points to the comment thread, where someone says… wait for it…

“Can you say ‘Wag the dalek’?”

That makes me laugh every time I think about it.

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  • MandT  On Thursday August 18, 2011 at 3:52 pm

    “Klaatu barada nikto” roughly translated means ‘Take me to your lier.’ 🙂

    • Steve  On Thursday August 18, 2011 at 4:46 pm


      I imagine a conversation like this:

      A: “Because of his track record, I respect the opinions of Dr. Krugman.”

      B: “Dr. who?”

      A: “No, Dr. Krugman!”

  • MandT  On Friday August 19, 2011 at 12:34 am


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