I've spent the weekend working on a new quantitative framework to more accurately describe the economic forecasts for the next ten to twenty years. Here's the spectrum I've worked out so far, from best case scenario on down the line:
Clusterfuck (ranging in size from UAV to B52)
The Big Enchilada
National has resorted to desperate measures to keep what remains of their economic credibility intact and keep the official unemployment rate under seven percent. It has worked so far, but they're running out of ways to juke the stats:
The immediate forecast is Terrible, with occasional patches of Shit Creek.