May 30, 2023
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Bernstein With a Twist
This is a weekly program with commentary on current issues.
In these days of transition, we’ve glided from Thanksgiving to Black Friday.

Tis the season.

But even holiday gifts can’t escape our dour mood. Here are a just few classic toys and games that I hear have been “updated” to reflect the economic times.

Tickle Me Enron. Nostalgic plush toy that giggles, “Our investors only lost $50 billion.” (Last September, the stock market value dropped by $1.2 trillion in one day!)

Bernanke Babies. These ranged to make snap decisions about who gets bailed out and who doesn’t. Then, just like that, they change their minds!

Cabbage Patch Big Three Auto CEOs. They coo. They wet. They whine. They scream. They fly coach! (This is a new model that will be available in selected Washington DC stores any day now.
Episode Date: November 26, 2008
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