Bankers first

The Economist says that this photo is “one of the most apt visual metaphors for the crisis yet”. I’m not sure that it isn’t literally true. After all, Charlotte is a banking center, and 23 of the passengers worked at Bank of America alone. I’d say that the passengers in the 12 first-class seats at the front of the plane were disproportionately likely to be bankers, no? –Felix Salmon

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