Monday, October 13, 2008

The Economy: A MadLib

  1. fine.
  2. a nightmarish disgrace.
  3. freakishly good.
  4. magically delicious.
People aren't poorer, they just ___________________ (enter your selection here)
  1. like eating mac and cheese from the box.
  2. were going to downsize their house to a small walk-up apartment anyway.
  3. are giving people--giving blood, that is.
  4. enjoy watching channels 4, 6, 8 and 13 only.
  5. wanted more family time
  6. were looking for leisure time to read books...from the library...after having taken the bus to get there.
Besides, we aren't in a recession. This is better termed a ___________________ (enter your selection here)
  1. time-out for profitability.
  2. stock earnings hiatus.
  3. return to Green Stamps and the Dollar Store.
Credit isn't tight. It's ___________________ (enter your selection here)
  1. being carefully rationed.
  2. a valued token of appreciation for people who can jump on one foot, fill out credit apps, and boil water for Ramen noodles at the same time.
  3. been rendered invisible and clicking your heels and repeating "The economy is sound" will reveal it.
  4. the grand prize for the winner of "Flavor of Love."
See? Isn't that better?

Cross-posted at the American Values Alliance