Krugman Never Learns

James E. Miller
Being a Nobel Laureate means never having to say you're sorry.  In Paul Krugman's case, it means never using simple logic. Recently, Krugman used his economic credentials to espouse the benefits of increased government spending through an alien invasion hoax.  When an earthquake rocked the east coast, someone impersonating Krugman posted through a fake Google+ account, "but in all seriousness, we would see a bigger boost in spending and hence economic growth if the earthquake had done more damage."  Some news outlets picked up on the prank, including the National Review and American Thinker.  Krugman took to his blog to deny making the quote as well as denounce the National Review as "not so good people." "So if you see me quoted as saying something really stupid or outrageous, and it didn't come from the Times or some other verifiable site, you should probably assume it was a fake..." Krugman bemoaned.  Problem is, rhetoric on destruction causing economic...(Read Full Post)