P.J. sets off on a world tour to investigate funny economics. Having seen agooda capitalism on Wall Street, he looks at abada capitalism in Albania, views agooda socialism in Sweden and endures abada socialism in Cuba. The result is the worldas only astute, comprehensive and concise presentation of the basic principles of economics that can make you laugh on purpose. aP.J. OaRourke is the acceptable face of US Republican arrogance. He sneers so irresistibly, you cough up your liberal guts laughinga Observer aThe first thing you learn about OaRourke is this: he cannot turn off his mirth valve. Such is the severity of P.J.as condition, the only person to have more entries in The Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations is Oscar Wilde. This makes OaRourke either the funniest man alive, or the wittiest heterosexual of all time . . . In Eat the Rich, OaRourkeas ninth book, he squares up to the daunting topic of the worldas wealth: who has it, who hasnat and whya Mail on Sunday aP.J. at his scathing best . . . This is economics for the uninitiateda Irish NewsIf a pyramid scheme grows in a simple exponential mannera101, 102, 10 3, etc. ait takes only ten layers of that pyramid to include ... So, like baby boomers, they invested. The Albanians invested in pyramid schemes. The pyramids grew. 3.
|Title||:||Eat the Rich|
|Author||:||P. J. O'Rourke|
|Publisher||:||Pan Macmillan - 2011-11-11|