Trump's towering ignorance about how to run the U.S. economy: Trump’s Delusions of Competence, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: In general, you shouldn’t pay much attention to polls at this point, especially with Republicans unifying around Donald Trump while Bernie...
We begin today’s roundup with Paul Krugman’s analysis at The New York Times: Mr. Trump is a clear case of someone born on third base who imagines that he hit a triple: He inherited a fortune, and it’s far from clear that he has expanded that fortune any more than he would have if he had simply parked the money in an index fund. [...]Show More Summary
Most, like Trump, are "clear cases of someone born on third base who imagine they hit a triple"
His analysis of what was working economically is partly flawed
Over at [Equitable Growth](http://EquitableGrowth.org): Must-Reads: Eric Loomis: [Jobs for Those Who Lack College Degrees](http://equitablegrowth.org/?p=26544) Branko Milanovic, Janet Gornick, and Paul Krugman: [Talking Global Inequality](http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/05/25/talking-global-inequality/)...Show More Summary
President Obama, Paul Krugman tells us, has declared war on income inequality. In fact, income inequality is at the root of just about everything wrong with the economy, according to the Left. If we could somehow shrink that ratio, everyone would be happier, except for a few bloated plutocrats. Show More Summary
Paul Krugman, the New York Times columnist, after obliquely informing us of his acquaintance with a literary text, “Remembrance of Booms Past”, promptly forgets and cherry-picks the data. We learn that, under the watchful eye of Bill Clinton, the U.S. Show More Summary
Paul Krugman did not actually say anything sexist about Hillary Clinton. That was Salon.
"Why was the Clinton economy so good?": Remembrance of Booms Past, by Paul Krugman, NY Times:... Last week Mrs. Clinton stirred up a flurry of comments by suggesting that Mr. Clinton would be “in charge of revitalizing the economy.”...
It's not simply a matter of putting him "in charge of revitalizing the economy"
Paul Krugman used his column this morning to point out how strong the economy was in the 1990s and how the low unemployment in the second half of the decade allowed for strong wage and income gains at the middle and bottom end of the income distribution. Show More Summary
DAN MITCHELL: Paul Krugman Beclowns Himself…Again.
Paul Krugman (2015): [Annoying Euro Apologetics](http://mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/krugman/2015/07/22/annoying-euro-apologetics/?referer=): "Are there good arguments against the proposition that the creation of the euro was an epic mistake?... Show More Summary
Elections matter: Obama’s War on Inequality, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: There were two big economic policy stories this week that you may have missed... Each tells you a lot about both what President Obama has accomplished and the stakes...
Denmark has the lowest level of income inequality, and Obama's done what he can to bring us in line with it
"It has been obvious for quite a while," he wrote, "that Sanders has a problem in facing reality"
This is far more important than tax cuts for the rich: It Takes a Policy, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: U.S. politicians love to pose as defenders of family values. Unfortunately, this pose is often, perhaps usually, one of remarkable....
"One candidate has a reasonable, feasible plan to do something about this shame, the other couldn't care less"
Paul Krugman (1996): [The Spiral of Inequality](http://m.motherjones.com/politics/1996/11/spiral-inequality): "If calling America a middle-class nation means anything... >it means that we are a society in which most people live more or less the same kind of life. Show More Summary
James Kwak: Economics 101, Good or Bad?: Over at the Washington Post, Michael Strain of the American Enterprise Institute is upset that people are picking on Economics 101. He singles out Paul Krugman and Noah Smith in particular for claiming...