| Posted in Economic cliches for $1000, Alex

Just how big of a coat was he wearing?

Artificially created shortages are just plain stupid. Remember when you tried to get a Wii for the first 10 months after they came out, but couldn’t? Ever tried to get a new iPhone or iPad a week after it comes out? It’s frustrating and only serves to deter a consumer.

Jorge Sanchez may have tried to create an artificial shortage of his own, just on a much smaller scale.

And with motor oil.

Obviously, since we’re talking about this story, he wasn’t exactly successful.

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