Let's hope that this relative market pinprick got someone's attention at the White House, or on the tour bus. Because the market's tendency is to ratchet up the pain for those who fail to recognize its message.
I believe in inclusiveness and engagement in discussing the future of our water, but I also believe we must pursue those principles within a context that is honest. To do otherwise is to participate in what is popularly called "greenwashing."
When the markets go bonkers, the networks turn to the same "experts" to explain what's going on to viewers who were blindsided by their previous advice. It's not surprising that the new insights are just as defective as the old advice.
I wanted to tell you that you're a paragon of journalists. Not for a moment have you revealed even the tiniest hint of emotion on your face. However, Bob, it's time to break up with your plastic surgeon.
The business cycle is not dead. America has many coping mechanisms to deal with the current hangover. As it has before, this country will unleash the innovative, hard working and productive side of its citizens.