Begin with 7 oz. of 7-Up, for the 2007 profits shown on most balance sheets.
Pour it “on the rocks” to symbolize the underlying instability.
Add a shot of Cuervo Gold tequila, representing the golden parachutes handed out to executives.
Add a shot of Triple Sec, for the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of Commerce, and the secretary who just got laid off.
Splash in raspberry cordial like so much spilled red ink, and a squeeze of lemon to leave a sour taste in your mouth.
Drink it as fast as you can and ask for more.