Hayeku on the state of the union

by Russ Roberts on January 27, 2010

in Hayeku, Uncategorized

A haiku is a three line poem. The first line has five syllables. The second line has seven. The third line has five.

A hayeku (HT: Ike Pigott for the name and the encouragement) is a haiku from an Hayekian perspective. Here’s one to get you started:

Why do we pretend

That “mandatory” spending

Is mandatory?

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aheinzm January 27, 2010 at 10:14 am

It’s a new era
of responsibility
spending more money

Guantanamo? Fail.
War in Iraq? Continues.
And Wall Street profits

PyrrhicVictory February 4, 2010 at 3:11 am

Obama steers left,
Onto reefs of debt toward
An epiphany.

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