Thought the first: They blew through $100 million? Buh-buh-buh-buh-how? The magazine wasn't printed on gold leaf. It wasn't staffed by robots from the future. It didn't have a Mars bureau. My working assumption has been that the budget meetings went something like this:
But presumably that's not right. Or is it?
Thought the second: Someone should hire the extremely talented economics writer Ryan Avent. Quickly. before someone else hires the extremely talented economics writer Ryan Avent. That guy is an obvious growth stock.
(If there's one thing we know about comment trolls, it's that they're lazy)