Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Rube Goldberg Solution to Our Economy

David Friend, writing for Vanity Fair, introduces us to

" ... Reuben Goldberg IV, the newest member of the Obama economic team, reporting directly to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. Goldberg—whose title is deputy undersecretary for fiscal clarity—is the great-grandson of Rube Goldberg, the inventor and illustrator whose whimsical mechanical contraptions, some dating back to World War I, have delighted and confounded Americans for almost a century."

More here.

Big hat tip to
Sean Kelly.

1 comment:

leifpeng said...

Wow... how cool... and weird...