There are so few people I actually admire these days, and one of them continues to be Paul Krugman. Put him on a panel with a bunch of right-wing talking heads, and he's usually going to be the only person who nails them on their zombie talking points. Like this morning, on This Week With George Stephanopoulos, when he put corporatist robot Carly Fiorina, George "His Hair Was Perfect" Will, and David "If Only We Could Slash Social Security" Walker in their places.
Paul Krugman hits the nail right on the head. Now what are we going to do about it? The truth is that given the state of American politics, the way the Senate works is no longer consistent with a functioning government. Senators the... Read Post
Paul Ryan fantasizing about ending Social Security. Rep. Paul Ryan, about to become a Serious Person again because of renewed congressional budget talks, concedes that there will be no grand bargain coming out of these talks. But he... Read Post