Do it for the nation.
Apparently NYC-based Damon Hemmerdinger gave away around $20,000 over President’s Day to nearby denizens. The only catch, you needed to wear a sticker that reads: I Support the Economy!
While this was a privately-funded endeavor, the underlying politically-charged spendthrift message has shades of Gerald Ford’s ill-fated “Whip It Now” campaign.
Will it only be a matter of time before savings is equated with financial terrorism, hording scarce capital that should immediately be spent?
See also: “Tax Rebates” are Low-Cost Payday Loans