Exchange Rates Fluctuate!
In my New Atlanticist piece “Euro Drops Ever So Slightly After Bailout Rejection,” I give a YahooNews headline writer a hard time for turning an insignificant change in the dollar-euro exchange rate into a commentary on Europe’s response to the financial crisis.
Hilarity (or, at least, some historical perspective) ensues.
Photo by Flickr user Alex Segre under Creative Commons license.
You’re right. It’s a slow news day. After all, how often can you point out that the economy’s rocky pretty much all over, people are getting killed in Afghanistan, and the Palestinians and Israelis hate each other?