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Voters Don’t Believe Paul Krugman

Don't Tread On Me3 Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 11:45 AM
Krugman is a dyed-in-the-wool Keynesian & statist who seems to express his views in a nonfalsifiable form so he can always be "right." "Stimulus" $pending, for example, in his world can never fail & be discredited; if it didn't have the desired effect it's only because it wasn't big enough. Just try getting him to say exactly how big it needs to be! Besides, He'll say, if we hadn't blown all that $$$$, things would have been worse.

As shown in the video series on the economics of government spending, I’m not a big fan of the welfare state, which is big government in the long run.

I’m also not a fan of bigger government in the short run, which is what we get from Keynesian economics and so-called stimulus.

But truth doesn’t matter in Washington if voters don’t agree with your position. Actually, truth may not matter even if voters are on your side. But there’s at least a chance to prevail against the prevailing culture of statism when voters support your position.

So let’s...

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