mahaha, yes, it's funny 'cause we're screwed.[Disclaimer: contrary to what the title asserts, we don't mean to name-call; we just really like alliteration.]

Remember Christina Romer? Former UC Berkeley professor, she’s been away guiding Obama’s Council of Economic Advisors toward a brighter monetary future for us all.

Said future’s looking pretty grim, though, after the farewell valedictory Romer served up at yesterday’s National Press Club luncheon. On her way out of Washington–she’s coming back to Berkeley, yay!–the chairwoman bestowed upon colleagues and America the overarching wisdom garnered from her labors: read more »