… bailouts can be tough.
GEORGE TOWN, CAYMAN ISLANDS—Amid the bleak backdrop of imminent economic collapse, worried observers got some good news last October when executives from the nation’s top 10 failing companies celebrated the historic $700 billion government bailout with an ultra- extravagant $800 billion party aimed at restoring confidence and bolstering their resolve.
The best satire gives you pause. When you read it, it should stir up the question, “Is this true?” Tell me it’s not possible. I dare you.