In June 2005, as home prices began to soften in overbuilt markets, Lawrence Kudlow, now director of the National Economic Council, said that only "bubbleheads
" believe that housing weakness would "bring down the consumer, the rest of the economy and the entire stock market".
Examples include SailorBob 2.0: The Real SWO Gouge, www.sailorbob.com; Information Dissemination, www.informationdissemination.net; Cdr Salamander, cdrsalamander.blogspot.com; I Like the Cut of His Jib!!, navycaptain -therealnavy.blogspot.com; and The Stupid Shall Be Punished, bubbleheads
No matter whether they're ground-pounders, wing-wipers, bubbleheads
or deck apes, all military personnel appreciate these two items: Gold Bond medicated foot powder and "flushable personal wipes." Responses are less exuberant, but rich with sincerity, as in "Really, really thank you!" Foot-rot and swamp-butt aren't subjects for light conversation, but providing soothing relief for 'em is a truly thoughtful act.
And were the Lib Dems really a bunch of loveable student-union bubbleheads
- or was that just Nick Clegg?
"All those housing bubbleheads
," the attorney observed.