What Washington is talking about this week.

What Washington is talking about this week.

What Washington is talking about.
Dec. 1 2006 6:49 PM

Zeitgeist Checklist, Civil War Edition

What Washington is talking about this week.

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10. New This Week UP ARROW

Take the Money and Drive
Business. About 38,000 Ford Motors employees take buyouts after the company posted losses in the billions. The severance checks run as high as $140,000—enough to buy 351 PlayStation 3s, 560 Nintendo Wiis, or a copy of Microsoft Vista.

Christopher Beam is a writer living in Beijing.

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