Post Profile

KRUGMAN: Watch This Video, And You'll See Why The Economy Is Doomed

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.
read more

See more about: Paul Krugman

Related Posts

Punditry As Religion

US Politics / Liberal : The Mahablog

I stopped watching the Sunday morning talking head shows a long time ago, mostly because they made me want to throw things at the teevee. And I don’t want to hurt the teevee. But, except for guest appearances by Paul Krugman, I take...

ABC’s This Week Continues the Dumbing of America

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake

Some time ago, after ABC began occasionally including Paul Krugman on This Week panels, which began to expose the silliness and misrepresentations of people like George Will, someone must have realized that it was highly risky to gi...

Paul Krugman: Debt Deal Will Worsen Employment Picture

US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland

Krugman laid it out on ABC’s This Week (via PoliticusUSA). …basically the Republicans [said] we’ll blow up the world economy unless you give us exactly what we want, and the president said, ok. That’s what happened.  We’re looking; ...

Krugman: Ryan Plan 'a Fraud'

US Politics / Liberal : Drudge Retort Weblog

Paul Krugman took on Paul Ryan's budget plan on ABC's This Week Sunday. "The plan's a fraud," he said. "The plan is a big bunch of tax cuts, some specified spending cuts, basically for poor people, and then a huge magic asterisk whi...

Krugman Debunks Claim That Businesses Pay ‘The Single Highest Tax Rate In The World’

US Politics / Liberal : ThinkProgress: Justice

Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman hit back against the GOP’s claim that American businesses pay the highest corporate taxes in the world during an appearance on ABC’s This Week Sunday morning, lashing out at Mitt Romney’s C...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC