Filed under: Government Spending, Staging | Tags: bailout, bank, Obama, stimulus
One way to make a point in the political arena is to offer a reason-based argument full of well-documented facts. Often, especially in times of high stress and extreme economic insecurity, a better way is complete farce and parody.
With that in mind, check out the Bank of Obama, brought to us by three guys in Austin who dreamed up the idea in a local bar. Just enter a recipient, an amount and a purpose for the memo line, and presto whammo, you’ve got your very own bailout check from the Bank of Obama:
Sometimes we make things more complicated than they need to be. This is the kind of creative (and relatively easy-to-produce) application that’s likely to connect with many more people than the most soundly constructed, rational argument ever will. Just something for all of us to keep in mind during upcoming debates.
In the meantime, if you need me, I’ll be on the next flight to Hawaii. “Aloha” means “Goodbye!” suckers!