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Paul Krugman on Barack Obama

Dear Mr President: Please Read Your Blogs -- (It's Not Like Eating Your Spinach)

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

It would be a bit disturbing if a president who has said he wants to hear the widest range of opinions on important issues would want to dismiss those who write blog posts.

Krugman: 'The Obama Administration Is Dithering' On Banks

The Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In his column today, Nobel laureate economist and intermittent critic of the Obama administration, accuses the President and his economic team of "dit...

Krugman: The Case For Nationalization

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Comrade Greenspan wants us to seize the economy's commanding heights. O.K., not exactly. What Alan Greenspan, the former Federal Reserve chairman -- ...

Krugman: 'Obama's Victory Feels Like Defeat'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the New York Times, Paul Krugman wonders why President Obama's stimulus win doesn't feel like one: By any normal political standards, this week's...

Krugman on Obama and 'You 2.0'

Juliette Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Juliette Powell

There have been some proposed appointments in the national security area, or at least floated appointments, that have essentially been torpedoed because the online community said, "No."

Obama Right to Reassure Wall Street Markets With Rubinauts But Also Needs Econ Advisors Who Stand for Main Street

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

We can only hope that Obama balances the smart Rubinauts whom he has picked to lead his economic team with some equally smart pro-Main Street economic minds.

Krugman Hits Obama Over Working-Class Voters

NY Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

fter Barack Obama's defeat in Pennsylvania, David Axelrod, his campaign manager, brushed it off: "Nothing has changed tonight in the basic physics of ...

Paul Krugman Attacks Obama On Electability

NY Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After their victory in the 2006 Congressional elections, it seemed a given that Democrats would try to make this year's presidential campaign another ...

Jason Linkins

Krugman Has Met The Enemy, And It Is Him | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ouroboros alert! Paul Krugman took to his increasingly ironically titled blog to bring you a live shot of the next (not-quite-as-great) unraveling. ...

Krugman Attacks Obama's Reagan Comments

NY Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Historical narratives matter. That's why conservatives are still writing books denouncing F.D.R. and the New Deal; they understand that the way Americ...

Krugman Attacks Obama Over 527 Debate With Edwards

NY Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Once upon a time, back when America had a strong middle class, it also had a strong union movement. These two facts were connected. Unions negotiated...

Krugman: Obama Has Become "The Anti-Change Candidate"

New York Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Broadly speaking, the serious contenders for the Democratic nomination are offering similar policy proposals -- the dispute over health care mandates ...

NYT's Krugman Blasts Obama Again Over Social Security "Crisis-Mongering"

The New York Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The great Social Security debate of 2005 was a seminal moment for American progressives. Conventional fiscal wisdom in the Beltway was that the aging ...