In a constant effort to connect the big stories shaping your world, it’s Hurricane vs. Economicane:
Hurricane — Gulf Coast residents forced to flee, carrying boxes of their prized belongings to safety.
Economicane — Investment bankers forced to flee, carrying boxes of desk nicknacks to poverty.
Hurricane — Government implores affected citizens to evacuate. Please, Don’t ride it out.
Economicane — Government implores affected citizens to stay put. Please, ride it out.
Hurricane — Swirling Doppler blobs.
Economicane — Plunging Dow charts.
Hurricane — Survivors praying on rooftops.
Ecoomicane — Investors praying on ledges.
Hurricane — Dazed locals sifting through smashed, worthlesss trailers.
Economicane — Dazed financiers sifting through smashed, worthless portfolios.
Hurricane — Reporters in pricey rain gear struggle to explain what’s happening.
Economicane — Reporters in pricey suits struggle to explain what’s happening.
Hurricane — Don’t worry, my friends, FEMA’s doing a heckuva job.
Economicane — Don’t worry, my friends, the fundamentals are sound.
Hurricane — Dang. Home Depot just ran out of plywood.
Economicane — Dang. Lehman Bros. just ran out of money.
Hurricane — Government flies weather experts into the eye of the storm.
Economicane — Government flies lawyers into the eye of the storm.
Hurricane — Bloated, oversized windstorm leaves behind a big mess.
Economicane — Bloated, overpaid CEOs leave behind a big mess.
Hurricane — Deputies go house to house, looking for survivors
Economicane — Deputies go house to house, handing out foreclosure notices.
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