boss to tina: i'm planning to increase the budget for training by fifty percent next year.
tina to dilbert: he didn't say anything about the other budgets.
dilbert to wally: he didn't say anything about the budget for research and development.
wally to alice: sounds like he's phasing out research and development.
alice to asok: he wouldn't phase out research and development unless he knows the company is failing.
asok to carol: the company must be going bankrupt.
carol to boss: the company is bankrupt.
boss thinking: i guess i don't need to increase the training budget.