Over the weekend, Paul Krugman continued his New York Times campaign against Bernie Sanders in a column (on his New York Times blog) citing a Vox article that quoted six academics expressing doubts about Sanders's prospects in a general election. Show More Summary
Paul Krugman is in fact tweeting there. His first “real tweet” is: Prediction: By the fall, moderate Republican pundits will declare that given the Democrat’s flaws, Trump is the better choice. The post @NYTimeskrugman is no longer just a bot appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
Catching up with New York Times columnist Paul Krugman: He is definitely on Team Hillary, and on his nytimes.com blog unleashes contempt usually reserved for Republicans upon a segment of supposedly angry, sexist, web-trolling Bernie...Show More Summary
The New York Times columnist wants voters to be pragmatic. But pragmatism for its own sake can be a dangerous thing
Many of us think this diagram shows there has been some kind of structural break in the labor market, and/or that recovery is proceeding slowly. Paul Krugman, very recently, suggests that structural factors play little role because the measured unemployment rate is now below five percent. Show More Summary
Republicans show no sign of learning from experience. In his latest column, Paul Krugman delves into the eerie reality that all elements of the GOP, from Congress to the crew running for the White House, just can't let go, and keep saying the same thing over and over. Show More Summary
Christie can laugh all he'd like, Rubio's just doing writ small what the GOP is doing writ large
"It feels as if you’ve entered a different intellectual and moral universe": The Time-Loop Part, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: By now everyone who follows politics knows about Marco Rubio’s software-glitch performance in Saturday’s Republican debate.... Mr. Rubio’s...
Krugman wants people to be rational and pragmatic like he is. They aren't—and sometimes that is a good thing. Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman can’t stand that people are irrational; that working-class conservatives are duped into voting against their own economic interests. Show More Summary
Perhaps starting a broader conversation... Paul Krugman: [In Defense of Funny Diagrams](http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/02/06/in-defense-of-funny-diagrams-wonkish/): "Brad DeLong asks a question about which of the various funny diagrams economists love... Show More Summary
Okay, I’m not going to get in the habit of responding to everything Paul Krugman writes on Bernie Sanders, but there are a few quick points worth making about his latest post on Sanders’ electability. 1) Krugman is raising an entirely reasonable point that voters should consider, so no one should be upset at him for putting the issue on the table. Show More Summary
In his Friday column for the TImes, Paul Krugman unravels the two candidates' positions against Obamacare
Some of those critics are from the left, Krugman laments. Paul Krugman admitted there are flaws with Obamacare, which he has long touted as hugely successful in Friday's column. But he hardly wants to scrap the whole thing and argues against its critics on both the right and the left. Show More Summary
The left's attack on Obamacare could be harmful: Who Hates Obamacare?, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times:...the Affordable Care Act is already doing enormous good.... Why, then, do we hear not just conservatives but also many progressives trashing...
As the pressure mounts, the Hillary campaign may try to isolate Bernie Sanders from African-American and Hispanic voters. New York Times columnist Paul Krugman recently floated the first trial balloon when he put forth an unsubstantiated claim expressly designed to promote tensions between class and racial justice advocates. Show More Summary
In case you want to talk about the primaries, here's something to get you started: Post-Iowa Notes, by Paul Krugman:...Sanders is tapping into something that moves a lot of Democrats, and which Clinton needs to try for as well....
Basically, we're screwed if the wrong people get in power. Paul Krugman writes in Monday's column that no less than the fate of the planet rides on the results of this year's election. And, while that is a pretty scary way to start a...Show More Summary
It looks like the race between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton is really heating up. Yesterday, Paul Krugman told readers: “As far as I can tell, every serious progressive policy expert on either health care or financial reform who...Show More Summary
Now that the media is finally saying it's time to start taking Bernie Sanders seriously, we've seen a flurry of hit pieces from Paul Krugman, Ezra Klein, Paul Starr, and other supposed liberal/progressive champions arguing, ironically,...Show More Summary
"We can have an energy revolution even if the crazies retain control of the House": Wind, Sun and Fire, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: So what’s really at stake in this year’s election? Well, among other things, the fate...