It seems that Jonah was too impatient to let poor Blinky actually finish a complete sentence, and would effectively put his own words into his adviser's mouth.
It went like this.
Ed: "Sell the Gold? That's a f-f-f-f-f-f-f-f-f-f-f-f-f-f-f-f-ffff-f
Jonah "Fantastic Idea! Right, we'll do it!!"
Ed: "Ramp up spending to record levels? That would be really st-st-st-st-st-st-st-st-st
McDoom: "Stupendous! Let's get cracking!"
I think you can get the drift...