Happy Tuesday, Crooks and Liars. As I write this we are learning that Prznint McDeals returned from the G7 Summit with zilch, zip, bupkis. So today we repurpose Big Dawg's 1992 mantra and update it for our times: It's About The Economy, [Prznint] Stupid!
Stinque gives us the play-by-play of Comrade Stupid crashing the market last Friday.
Hackwhackers wants to know if Prznint Stupid lied (d'uh) about China just to juice the market.
Seeing the Forest waxes on true democracy.
Bonus Track: Because we are all about pop culture, Vulture takes us inside of the Writers' Room for Friends, so you can see first hand the achingly glamorous life of the sitcom writer. It's fascinating to see how it is all put together.
Round-up by Tengrain who blogs at Mock, Paper, Scissors. You can follow Tengrain on the Twitters, too. Send tips, requests, and suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org (with For MBRU in the subject line).