Meta implications for financial 404's
February 15, 2020 6:41 PM   Subscribe

 
I kinda love FT for its willingness to do nonsense like this. Their Alphaville blog frequently has much in the same vein.
posted by PMdixon at 6:42 PM on February 15 [2 favorites]


I also love this!

But, leave it to FT to soft-sell the problem with Trickle-Down, and miscast the fundamentals of Socialism.
posted by darkstar at 6:59 PM on February 15 [17 favorites]


best laugh of the weekend
posted by Barbara Spitzer at 7:04 PM on February 15


Darkstar hits the nail on the head concerning this terrible publication.
posted by ivanthenotsoterrible at 7:57 PM on February 15 [3 favorites]


If you had paid enough for the page, it would have appeared.

The influence of psychological factors caused you to act in a manner that would not be expected of a purely rational actor.

...The combination of which pretty much epitomizes capitalism.
posted by Greg_Ace at 8:14 PM on February 15 [4 favorites]


I've always enjoyed Jacobin's 404 page:
https://jacobinmag.com/2020/02/bernie-sanders-new-hampshire-primary-clas2s
posted by Balna Watya at 8:51 PM on February 15 [1 favorite]


Unchecked capitalism. Gotta laugh.
posted by They sucked his brains out! at 10:38 PM on February 15 [1 favorite]


Having to uncheck capitalism before pressing continue is a dark pattern in web design.
posted by gryftir at 11:41 PM on February 15 [9 favorites]


I believe you have hit upon the truth gryftir^^^
posted by a humble nudibranch at 12:12 AM on February 16


Perfect
posted by GuyZero at 7:50 AM on February 16


The page you are trying to access does not exist.

This might be because you have entered the web address incorrectly or the page has moved.

For help please visit help.ft.com.

We apologise for any inconvenience.
posted by hank at 11:05 AM on February 16 [1 favorite]


Hank: scroll down for the joke. Unless I’m the one who missed your joke.
posted by col_pogo at 11:35 AM on February 16 [1 favorite]


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