Economists Baffled by $5 Cupcake Fad During Crippling Recession

NEW YORK — America is still recovering from its worst economic recession in almost a century, but that has not stopped the thriving fad of $5 cupcakes. While discretionary spending is down and unemployment is still at 7.8%, American consumers are inexplicably choosing to spend their decreased incomes on $5 scones and artisan sorbets. While economists remained puzzled as to the exact…