Meme Watch: Old Economy Steven Thinks Kids These Days Have It Too Easy

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05.17.12 6 Comments

Hey guys, remember social mobility? Man, that used to be awesome. The last couple of recessions have been particularly ridiculous, prompting excuses based on the explanation that this is just a “new economy,” which raises the question: what was the “old economy” like? Many of us are too young to have experienced its benefits as adults.
Fortunately, a new meme emerged last week to explain how the economy worked back when a good standard of living came easier for WASPy heterosexual males with American accents. Thanks, Old Economy Steven, you frikkin’ bastard.
All pictures via Quickmeme unless otherwise noted. Thanks to Gorilla Mask for the tip.

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