The collapsing CNBC set

Glenn Hubbard

David Graham of The Atlantic posts about how a CNBC set fell on economic adviser Glenn Hubbard on Wednesday while he was being interviewed on the air.

Graham writes, “Hubbard was on CNBC to talk about the fiscal cliff and spending on entitlements when, mid-sentence, a piece of the set fell and smacked Hubbard on the side of the face. Hubbard was unfazed — after fierce battles over the future of Medicare and Medicaid during the presidential race, he’s apparently used to being attacked. ‘That’s what happens when you criticize the welfare state,’ he quipped. Apparently, elections do have consequences.”

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