She really wrote this, hard news ed.

In a homepage teaser for this New York Times article on a possible uptick in vasectomies, we find this:

Anecdotal evidence supports the intuition that more people might hesitate to expand their families during a downturn.

Vague memories of reading Slate magazine support the premonition that Jack (“Bogus Trend Watch”) Shafer is going to perform a vasectomy on this article.