... because I'm conserving my ammo for a final, comprehensive, withering, all-crushing barrage that will shame anyone out of using this cliched and ignorant imagery ever again. Also, because my colleague Jeffrey Goldberg is now on the case.

But I am saying: you, Professor Willem Buiter of London, and you, the otherwise estimable Dahlia Lithwick, had better watch out, if you want to avoid a place in that end-of-days frog Hall of Shame. This is your warning...