Today's liberal lines

Matthew Hoy
By Matthew Hoy on December 9, 2013

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.

Paul Krugman tells different stories depending on his audience
Paul Krugman tells different stories depending on his audience

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:

And one wonders why there's so little trust of politicians or the media.

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New talking points just dropped in WaPo -- if that's the excuse for the raid, how does the FBI also justify letting Clinton skate when she also had docs "classified at the highest classification level"? https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2022/08/11/garland-trump-mar-a-lago/?tid=ss_tw

The most dramatic consequences of government intervention occurred in Sri Lanka, where a 2021 fertilizer ban led to a massive reduction in yields, sparking starvation and an economic crisis that brought down the government in July.

https://michaelshellenberger.substack.com/p/green-dogma-behind-fall-of-sri-lanka

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