How to fix the economy faster -- and cheaper? -- than Obama

Take the 40 million or so American workers over age 50 and give them each $1 million tax-free. Yup, just put that money into private hands. This seems like a wonderful idea to those whose hands are over age 50. But, of course, there’s a catch. Three catches, actually…

Total cost, according to this Internet formula, $40 billion, which seems like chump change in these first 100 days.

Alas, the Internet author forgot a few 0’s. Total cost would actually be $40 trillion. But it sure was fun while it lasted.