We knew the Brits were economically fucked, but we didn't know just how economically fucked. The prime minister says huge cutbacks must be made to mitigate potential "decades" of financial peril. Do you have any ideas for them?
The NYT reports that Britain's current deficit of $1.1 trillion will double in five years if nothing is done. David Cameron says cutting the deficit must be the nation's number one priority, lest it become like Greece, with less attractive people and places. So, let's give them some suggestions on how to save money, from up on our high horse. We'll get the list started:
- Buy fewer knives.