VENUE: Brookings Institution
OCCASION: The final speech of Peter Orszag, outgoing White House budget director
UNEXPECTED MOMENT OF DISCOMFORT: When some guy with glasses takes the mic to heckle Orszag with song
WORTHWHILE TOPIC OF INTERRUPTED SPEECH: "Fiscal Accomplishments and Budget Update: A Discussion with OMB Director Peter Orszag."
ITALIAN SONG REWRITTEN TO CALL PETER ORSZAG A FASCIST PIG: "Funiculi, Funicula"
ADDITIONAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS IDENTIFIED AS FASCIST PIGS: Larry Summers
NUMBER OF SECONDS BEFORE HECKLER HAS MICROPHONE TAKEN AWAY: 6
NUMBER OF SECONDS HECKLER CONTINUES SINGING AFTER MICROPHONE IS TAKEN AWAY: 7
SUBSEQUENT CHANGES IN ADMINISTRATION ECONOMIC POLICY: To be determined
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