IMF tilts right in coffee-cup conspiracy?
The International Monetary Fund's leader, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, may come out of a socialist party background, but the IMF's underlying trend became apparent at a morning reception where right-leaning coffee cups made it near impossible for the left-handed to drink without making a mess.
A commentary on what left-wing economics have done to Europe, where the IMF is pushing to cut health and retirement benefits?
The swirly-shaped cups debuted at a seminar on international monetary reform. No word yet on whether we will be returning to the gold standard or replacing the dollar with a hybrid, IMF-managed currency. But if the dining-ware has any significance centrism is a thing of the past.
| February 10, 2011; 10:35 AM ET
Categories: International Economics, International Monetary Fund
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