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Am I The Only One Who Finds This Paul Krugman Tweet Weirdly Ironic?

Posted by on | January 31, 2018 | Comments Off

I’m thinking about writing a novel about people who claim to stand for higher principles, but end up betraying all those principles, in fact defending horrific behavior, in the name of party loyalty. I’ll title it “Darkness at Nunes”

— Paul Krugman (@paulkrugman) January 31, 2018

Maybe one character could be an economist who entered the world of political punditry and subsequently walked away from many of his earlier economic beliefs when they conflicted with his party loyalty.

e.g. here, here

Postscript:  By the way, my first Venn diagram, which Mark Perry has credited as the inspiration for what he has since turned into an art form, involved Mr. Krugman:

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