Friday, May 18, 2012

NYT’s Paul Krugman: Republicans Are “Manchurian Candidates” Who Want To “Bring Down America”

Did Paul Krugman get a Nobel Prize in Stupidity?

On Friday’s Live With Martin Bashir, New York Times economic columnist and Nobel LaureatePaul Krugman added new dimensions to the art of hyperbolic overstatement when he wondered aloud whether the GOP in Congress wholly consisted of moles attempting to “bring down America” from within. [...]
When asked by Bashir if House Majority Leader Rep. John Boehner was working to “further undermine America’s standing” in his efforts to insist that the debt ceiling not be raised again without accompanying spending cuts, Krugman agreed and said “Sometimes you do wonder if these guys are moles — Manchurian Candidates — for I don’t know who.”
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