Sunday, December 21, 2008

Economic stimulus loafers

Another Metafilter post:
The shoe hurled at President George W. Bush has sent sales soaring at the Turkish maker. "Istanbul-based Baydan Ayakkabicilik ...has received orders for 300,000 pairs of the shoes since the attack, more than four times the number his company sold each year since the model was introduced in 1999. The company plans to employ 100 more staff to meet demand, he said..."
And another set of great comments:

Other investment opportunities: Segway, Rold Gold pretzels. A person could start a whole mutual fund around this!
posted by penduluum at 7:15 AM on December 21

Quick, someone throw a Chevy at him!
posted by Navelgazer at 7:38 AM on December 21

The Invisible Hand is throwing shoes now, apparently.
posted by Bromius at 7:41 AM on December 21

Steve Jobs is holding a MacBook Air and thinking....
posted by eriko at 7:56 AM on December 21

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