It’s called “The kids don’t stand a chance”:
The pin-striped men of morning
Are coming for to dance
Forty million dollars
The kids don’t stand a chance
— Vampire Weekend
Make that $14 trillion instead of $40 million and Vampire Weekend has the American debt-ceiling situation nailed. While the pin-striped men in Washington fiddle with the trimmings on spending extravaganzas only government could call “budgets,” the kids will eventually get stuck with the bill.
And the kids are increasingly not okay with that prospect.Published in