Tom Toles for September 13, 2009
Executive: We're laying you off because of the economy. We can't rehire you until you start spending. But don't do that until you pay down your debt and rebuild your savings. In any case, you'll be unemployed a long time because it will be a jobless recovery. Man: I don't see how I'm supposed... Executive: Shhhh! Surprise us. Man: I need health care. Executive: That's not a surprise.