Meanwhile, back in the real world...
IBM to up India headcount to 10,000? - News & Technology - CNETAsia : "Global computing firm IBM plans to increase its staff numbers in India from 4,500 to 10,000 by 2005, according to a report from financial firm Merrill Lynch."
Bush clearing brush while jobs go overseas doesn't have quite the metaphorical zing
of Nero fiddling while Rome burned, but for working Americans it's about the same (see item below). It's looking like we can add "faith-based economics" to "faith-based intelligence" when talking about the administration's policies: do whatever you were going to do anyway and claim that you believe
it's going to fix whatever's wrong.