Hand it to Paul Krugman: He's not out to make friends.
Today he appeared on ABC's Sunday morning show, This Week, and then immediately wrote a blog post basically calling all of his other panelists dumb. Those other panelists include such names as Google's Eric Schmidt, Carly Fiorina, former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, George Will, and David Walker.
As Krugman sees it, all these "serious people" spout nothing but cliches (entitlement reform! more education! tax reform! more help for small businesses!) whereas the crux of the problem in the US, says Krugman, is lack of demand, and weak fiscal stimulus.
The high-profile policy duel between Tim Geithner and Paul Krugman came to a head on Sunday. Following the Treasury Secretary's appearance on ABC's "This Week (read/watch that interview here), Krugman participated in the panel sessi... Read Post
CALLING OUT MCCONNELL, CONT'D.... I'm always when Paul Krugman appears on one of the Sunday shows; he tends to say things most guests don't. Take yesterday, for example. On ABC's "This Week," Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) spoke at some ... Read Post