P.M. Carpenter on Paul Krugman:

In this space I daily resist polemics. I really do. Or, well, I try anyway. But when I read liberal polemics (the right-wing species is both hopeless and overmonitored) masquerading as in-the-game intellectualism -- What we need is direct and massive stimulus, urges Krugman repeatedly, when there's a more realistic chance that I'll win the Nobel Peace Prize next year -- I find myself, as noted, growing intolerant, and thus equally polemical.

For that I apologize, to myself. I'll try to do better, for you the reader. Mr. Krugman, will you?

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