The markets are gapping up again, on the same news that gaps us up every single time, but never actually produces anything concrete:
Submitted by Charles Hugh Smith from Of Two Minds
The Uncredible Dog and Pony Show: Merkel and Sarkozy
Does anyone take the Merkel-Sarkozy dog and pony show seriously any more? Perception management is not a solution.
For the past 18 months, every time reality threatens to intrude in Europe, Merkel and Sarkozy rush onto the global stage for a repeat performance of their dog-and-pony show. The global media declares it an artistic triumph and the “solution” to Europe’s insolvency.