* deep sigh *

Peter Orszag, the most adorable economist ever.Peter Orszag, the most adorable economist EVAH *insert sparkly stars and hearts here* is stepping down from his post at the OMB.

This makes me haz the proverbial sad.

* sigh, again*

On the other hand, though not so adorable, the Very Smart Paul Krugman (whom I always enjoy hearing from) has been proffered up as a replacement.  Hmmmm.  Lessons the sting a bit.


Not necessarily connected directly to the exit of Mr. Orszag, or that potential of Mr. Krugman, but I’d like to give a tip o’ the hat to another Smart Guy on the Economic scene, Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, who can clearly kick some ass when required:


… if only…