The Wall Street Journal’s James Taranto has uncovered these hypocrisies on the part of New York Times columnist Paul Krugman before, but today’s is especially amusing.
The tune never changes. Krugman will deny the obvious in an effort to forward the ball for his team.
I fully expect in the coming days to hear my House Rep., Lois Capps, recycle her bogus claim that somehow unemployment insurance is an economic stimulus. It’s a crock, but it’s as predictable as the sun rising in the East.
And you’ve also got this howler from National Journal’s Ron Fournier a purported journalist who sees his job to bash the GOP (I’ve considered applying to National Journal as their “Democrat Bashing” columnist, but they’re apparently not filling that position), calling the GOP “heartless” because they won’t spend money they don’t have.
This prompted an appropriate question from Andrew McCoy:
— DrewMTips (@DrewMTips) December 9, 2013
And one wonders why there’s so little trust of politicians or the media.