Yesterday, I posted a photo of what I thought was a scene from the Aspen Ideas Festival. My mistake: Mrs. Goldblog reminded me that this was a photo I took at our Passover seder last year. I guess I'm trying to block out memories of this unfortunate event: Ahmadinejad got drunk on Manischewitz and broke a soup bowl; Hassan Nasrallah refused to read the part of the Wicked Son; and Bashar al-Assad killed 17 of our guests. What a mess.
The US is particularly miserable at putting aside money for the future. Should we blame our paychecks or our psychology?