Saturday, March 16, 2013

It Must Be Deliberate

They're actually sending the message that people need to pull money out of banks because otherwise they might steal the money to give it to the banks... in order to save the banks.

The move — a first in the three-year-old European financial crisis — raised questions about whether bank runs could be set off elsewhere in the euro zone. Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the president of the group of euro area ministers, declined early Saturday to rule out taxes on depositors in countries beyond Cyprus, although he said such a measure was not currently being considered.

We are ruled by the stupidest fucking people on the planet.

Hint: here's what you should be doing.