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January 28, 2009

Plunder and Blunder

Dean "America's Only Economist" Baker has written a new book called Plunder and Blunder: The Rise and Fall of The Bubble Economy. The American Prospect is running a two part discussion about it, part one of which is now up here. You might also want to check out the Firedoglake salon on it.

(This post contains a small joke for comedy nerds.)

—Jonathan Schwarz

Posted at January 28, 2009 02:28 PM

Does "America's Only Economist" = Ben "Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed" Stein?

(If I have won-- what have I won?)

Posted by: Steve in Los Angeles at January 28, 2009 02:50 PM

No -- but good guess. I suspect the only person who might be comedy nerdly enough to get this is Dennis Perrin, who is prohibited from answering.

Posted by: Jonathan Schwarz at January 28, 2009 03:23 PM

It's a reference to George Meyer's "Army Man."

What's my prize?

Posted by: Sully at January 29, 2009 11:06 PM

It's a reference to George Meyer's "Army Man."

Correct you are. You win membership in a tiny club with Dennis and myself. Of course, some people would say this is much more like losing.

Posted by: Jonathan Schwarz at January 29, 2009 11:44 PM