Wall Street teaches causality to Barack Obama.

It would seem that President Obama seems to have a bit of a problem with the concept of “cause and effect.” This is hardly surprising – the man is essentially a glorified political science major* – but it is, upon reflection, a bit awkward. Seeing as the man will still be president for about seven months, and thus technically responsible for the country in that time period, it’s probably best if the rest of us provide Barack Obama with some practical examples of the concept.


So, let us do so.

Funny how that works, huh? The President ran as a moderate, rules as a clueless radical, has let partisans scream class warfare rhetoric for years, and lectured a bunch of people about how to do their jobs… and now Obama’s probably wondering why Wall Street is abandoning him in favor of a candidate who actually understands the dialect of English that Wall Street actually speaks. Which probably makes no sense to Obama: after all, didn’t he warn them about the pitchforks.


:sigh: Political science majors. To paraphrase Tom Clancy: those guys think that they can change the world if they just wish hard enough.

Moe Lane (crosspost)

*It takes real skill to find an academic field of study that English majors (Hi!) can legitimately look down upon, but poly sci and sociology somehow manage it.

**I know, I know: this is blatantly obvious to anybody who gets the elementary principle that regulations act as brake on economic activity. But Barack Obama doesn’t believe it’s true, which is what matters in this context.


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