Tuesday, September 24, 2002
Don't fear the weeper
''Key economic indicators such as inflation, real wages, productivity, interest rates, business profits and the housing sector are all strong,'' Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill said yesterday in Lexington, Ky., a stop on a national tour to promote the economy. ''The latest indicators look good.''
Told that the Dow had dropped 302 points so far this week, the crybaby Secretary burst into tears like a 7 year old girl and had to be comforted by Commerce Secretary Donald Evans who patted his back and murmured "There...there...".