Princeton prez Paul Krugman and Harvard prez Niall Ferguson are calling each other “poseurs," "whiners," and accusing the other of being “patronising” and having “verbal diarrhoea." What's the subject that turns Ivy League presidents into screaming little boys? Fortunately, it's something worth stomping your feet about: whether or not the economy is being helped or hurt by stimulus money. The fight started at a symposium, then took to the blogs, and while academics are famous for being petty about their fights, "it is a long time since the academic world witnessed a dispute as gladiatorial as this one," writes the London Times.
Townhall.com is the leading source for conservative news and political commentary and analysis.
Townhall is packed with breaking news headlines, political news, and conservative opinion with Townhall columnists including Ann Coulter, Michelle Malkin, Michael Barone, Star Parker, Dennis Prager, Thomas Sowell, and many more of your favorite conservatives.
Political cartoons full of satire and political humor from editorial cartoonists including Michael Ramirez, Glenn McCoy, and Henry Payne.
Townhall.com also features the latest news videos and pictures on the latest political hot topics including health care reform, the economy, immigration, government tax, President Obama, Sarah Palin, Mitt Romney, Herman Cain, Ron Paul, Iraq, immigration, politics, gay marriage laws, and many more big news issues.