by Bill Bonner
[…] BALTIMORE – Yesterday, one dear reader wrote in to say we were “cynical” and “anti-American.”
Today, we rise to defend our reputation… such as it is.
Guilty as Charged
Nah… We’d need a big dose of positive thinking and earnest optimism to be cynical.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, people who are cynical are “suspicious,” “doubting,” and “skeptical.”