Posted: 4/8/2009 12:00:00 AM
Government Virus - Nothing seems to get better, but all the elected officials say it’s getting better.
Political Virus - Doesn’t actually do anything, but you can’t get rid of it until the next election.
Econometrician Virus - Sixty percent of the economies infected will lose 17 percent of their GDP 12 percent of the time (+/- a 2% margin of error).
Marxian Virus - Helps your economy go into a depression whenever it wants to.
Environmental Virus - Before allowing you to fix the recession, it first asks you if you’ve considered the alternatives.
Chinese Virus - Crashes your economy, but denies it ever happened and calls you a liar.
AIG Virus - Makes sure it’s too big to fail, while crashing everything else.
Stimulus Virus - Puts your economy in a recession for four years. When you finally recover, you’re 10 trillion more dollars in debt.