It is one thing to disagree with people. It is quite another to completely lie about their arguments. Shouldn’t the New York Times Ombudsperson be on the case? I mean, after all, Krugman’s blog is hosted by the Times, and it isn’t as though the Times is unaware of Krugman’s problems with honesty:
Op-Ed columnist Paul Krugman has the disturbing habit of shaping, slicing and selectively citing numbers in a fashion that pleases his acolytes but leaves him open to substantive assaults.