Just finished the Big Short, leaving Detroit and see Dow is down 1000 pts. Modern financial capitalism is a disaster machine.
Reid Wilson finds comfort in the oddest places:
Resisting urge to look at my portfolio. Comforted by Jim Cramer's icy calm. I will never be a day trader.
Allahpundit looks on the bright side of the Dow's tumble...
Oh look, it's "only" down 650 now
...while the enigmatic pourmecoffee tries to inject some levity into a tense situation:
Dow down 600+ over fear of Tory victory.
Matthew Yglesias weighs in on Merkel's role in stabilizing the European economy:
Merkel is lucky that the bar for "worst German leader ever" is really high.
Chris Cillizza meanwhile pulls out the mother of all puns...
Democrats make a "sequel" to "Demon Sheep". And, it's not b-a-a-a-d.http://ht.ly/1HOeS
... but in the ongoing struggle to win Twitter laughs, Jake Tapper may be the victor:
Baby, I'm going to call the Joint Counterterrorism Task Force because you are SMOKIN!#NewNormalPickUpLines