Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Worse Than We Thought......Again

“The oil spill’s much worse than we ever thought,” Mr. Landrieu said. “The budget’s much worse, the dysfunction is much worse, the N.O.P.D. is much worse. But, you know, that’s why I signed up.”

Newly Elected New Orleans Mayor, Mitch Landrieu
Source: NY Times, July 13, 2010

"Headlines for two recent mega-events, BP's oil spill and Greece's meltdown, caught my eye. Initial reports both used the phrase "worse than we thought". I believe that this phrase will be used and over-used a lot in the coming years."
Random Roving, May 11, 2010