Blah, blah, blah, fiscal responsibility

Constellation, the 1983 Worldcon went bankrupt and fandom's reaction was predictable, with much finger-shaking, alarm and despondency, and expressions of dismay. It was the talk of fandom. The second-guessing (especially by people who shared the Columbus Cavalry's approach to con-running) got to the point where the following year at LAcon II there was a very funny masquerade entry skit of smofs wearing t-shirts which read "Blah, blah, blah, fiscal responsibility. Blah, blah, blah, Diamondvision.") going on about it.