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The economy: Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva tells all …


Can’t figure out what the EphBlog punditry have been explaining about economics and who made your net worth look like your bar bill?

Well, it was “white people with blue eyes”!


This startling analysis was delivered to UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown by Luiz Lula da Silva, President of Brazil. The occasion was a pre-G20 summit conference as Mr Brown drums up support for a $100 billion global fund to support world trade.

The guilt of either party involved was not an issue. Mr Lula da Silva and Mr Brown, who is blind in one eye as a result of a detached retina in a Rugger match, both have brown eyes.

Look deep into my eyes … you are sleepy … very sleepy …

(more from Maureen Dowd in the NYT) http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/29/opinion/29dowd.html?ref=opinion