Clear sailing on the high seas of the whirlwind
The outcome [of the current financial situation] essentially depends on the ability of the Obama administration to rejuvenate capitalism’s “animal spirits” by substituting the benevolent fist of government for the now invisible hand of Adam Smith.
Update: We thought we had a winner. But the competition is fierce.
And what I want to do is make sure we have jobs for these workers and we have first-class American automobile companies, and we’re not going to do it with the barnacles of unionism wrapped around their necks.
Has Sen. DeMint (from South Carolina) ever seen a barnacle? Maybe he means anchovies.
Addendum: I now know where those animal spirits come from. See 13 Feb 2009