Echos of 2009 plus some random &$%#^%^&

Around March of 09, with the economy crashing, Cramer predicted all the Q1 reports would be “better than expected”.

Even the local “news” dutifully followed the dictated narrative: no matter how bad all the reports were, everything was cheerily hailed as “better than expected”.

Here we go again. Cicso sales tank at their steepest rate since 2009, but their results are hailed as “better than expected”.