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Paul Krugman: Paranoia Over Gas Prices Strikes Deeper

The New York Times  |  By Paul Krugman  |  Posted: 03/23/2012 12:43 am Updated: 03/23/2012 12:43 am

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Stop, hey, what’s that sound? Actually, it’s the noise a great political party makes when it loses what’s left of its mind. And it happened — where else? — on Fox News on Sunday, when Mitt Romney bought fully into the claim that gas prices are high thanks to an Obama administration plot. This claim isn’t just nuts; it’s a sort of craziness triple play — a lie wrapped in an absurdity swaddled in paranoia.

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