the apologist issue

April 13, 2006


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Overheard in the Oval Office

Princeton Economics Professor Harvey Rosen: Capitalism without losses is like Christianity without Hell.
President George W. Bush: Harvey, stick to economics.

Overhead in Stephen’s Fitness Center

Guy1: You remember when you thought your internship had a casual dress code?
Guy2: That would have been rough wearing a polo shit on Wall Street. People might have thought I worked in a restaurant.

Overhead in Forbes Dining Hall

Guy1: I value gentlemanliness. Is this man a gentleman?
Guy2: Gee, I don't know, man. Tell us, dude -- do you consider yourself a gentleman?
Guy3: Hell, I'm the greatest gentlemen you'll ever meet. I hold doors open for broads and shit.