Still Wondering

by Pejman Yousefzadeh on January 16, 2012

Can we all stop taking Paul Krugman seriously?

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.

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