Huffpost Business

The Hammock Fallacy

Posted: Updated:
KRUGMAN RYAN SPLASH
Getty File

Hypocrisy is the tribute vice pays to virtue. So when you see something like the current scramble by Republicans to declare their deep concern for America’s poor, it’s a good sign, indicating a positive change in social norms. Goodbye, sneering at the 47 percent; hello, fake compassion.

Read the whole story at The New York Times