This is not The Curious Capitalist, but the Congressional bailout bill has failed and the Dow is fluctuating between 500 and 600 points down. (As I noted in my Tina Fey post below: Sarah Palin, time to suspend your campaign!)
My only insight: the most frightening thing about CNBC’s coverage is that Jim Cramer is calm.
I stuck with straight-ahead news-channel carriage of the debates for my liveblog Friday night, so I didn’t have a chance to check out the broadcast on Al Gore’s Current TV, which included “tweets” from Twitter by Current viewers. But Current PR was helpful enough to send some along:
Let’s hope Sarah Palin was watching this one with the sound off too. Tina Fey, playing Palin, and Amy Poehler, playing Katie Couric’s eyelashes, reprised SNL’s satire of the Vice presidential candidate Saturday night, capping off a week of bad media for the nominee.