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86. He is pro-stimulus and pro-Obama. But he is insufficiently pro-Obama
and I'm sure I don't have to remind you why that is a crime.
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  -The "swiftboating" of and character assassination campaign against Paul Krugman is in high gear Better Believe It  Feb-09-09 12:12 PM   #0 
  - But..but...Krugman once said negative things about Obama!  Baikonour   Feb-09-09 12:13 PM   #1 
  - Krugman didn't mind character assassinating  Cha   Feb-09-09 12:15 PM   #3 
  - Giving fair criticism is character assassination?  Baikonour   Feb-09-09 12:17 PM   #8 
  - It wasn't "fair criticism"..we were there  Cha   Feb-09-09 12:37 PM   #36 
  - All criticism of Obama is wrong, by definition. n/t  QC   Feb-09-09 02:02 PM   #88 
  - Nonsense. Just part of the 'centrist" p.r. attack against Krugman  Better Believe It   Feb-09-09 12:21 PM   #15 
  - Tough Shit if you haven't seen it..Krugman  Cha   Feb-09-09 12:39 PM   #38 
     - I'd like to see one of these "dirty remarks" please.  Baikonour   Feb-09-09 01:00 PM   #53 
        - Krugman really can take a flying fuck at a doughnut.  Cha   Feb-09-09 01:39 PM   #76 
           - That's not about President Obama  leftynyc   Feb-09-09 02:05 PM   #89 
              - You try again..fucking Krugman is so jealous  Cha   Feb-09-09 02:36 PM   #100 
  - nonsense; Krugman never did that; constructive criticism of someone's policies and actions is not  amborin   Feb-09-09 01:20 PM   #61 
  - so now debates are settled via opinion polls  Desimal   Feb-09-09 12:31 PM   #28 
  - *Shakin' In My Boots*  Dinger   Feb-09-09 01:55 PM   #81 
  - Looks like someone's drank the Krugman Kool-aid.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-09-09 12:13 PM   #2 
  - I'm gonna miss  Cha   Feb-09-09 12:15 PM   #5 
  - Krugman is too liberal and pro-worker for you?  Better Believe It   Feb-09-09 12:16 PM   # 
  - Pro-worker my ass. He supports cheap labor and outsourcing.  AtomicKitten   Feb-09-09 12:28 PM   #22 
  - you keep repeating this total smear---total misrepresentation of K's postion  amborin   Feb-09-09 01:21 PM   #62 
     - Nonsense. He's pro-free trade and calls those opposed "protectionists."  AtomicKitten   Feb-09-09 01:24 PM   #67 
     - You are all right. At different times Krugman has defended  quiller4   Feb-09-09 01:37 PM   #74 
     - He is worse than most pro Free-traders  Every Man A King   Feb-09-09 03:27 PM   #103 
  - Psst. Krugie's pro-outsourcing. Might want to check out what's in your cup. nt  Occam Bandage   Feb-09-09 12:29 PM   #25 
     - Krugman is pro-labor and pro-union! always has been! your smears are based on a thought piece he  amborin   Feb-09-09 01:22 PM   #64 
        - Sure. He's also pro-outsourcing, and derides "protectionists."  Occam Bandage   Feb-09-09 01:34 PM   #73 
  - Lots of people around here have. Baffling.  babylonsister   Feb-09-09 12:48 PM   #47 
     - Why is it baffling? He's been right about a lot of things over the years, things from a left view.  Forkboy   Feb-10-09 03:36 PM   #122 
  - Poor Paulie...  jefferson_dem   Feb-09-09 12:15 PM   #4 
  - He is somebody. He won a Nobel. What have any of the conservative "centrist"  Better Believe It   Feb-09-09 12:25 PM   #18 
     - uh, wasn't the person being sarcastic?  ErinBerin84   Feb-09-09 12:28 PM   #23 
     - Of course, I was being sarcastic.  jefferson_dem   Feb-09-09 12:45 PM   #44 
        - heh  ErinBerin84   Feb-09-09 12:47 PM   #46 
     - So did Milton Friedman  Uzybone   Feb-09-09 12:29 PM   #26 
        - Economics: the only field where the Nobel Prize can be awarded three years in a row  Occam Bandage   Feb-09-09 12:34 PM   #33 
           - Macroeconomics really is not science  AngryAmish   Feb-09-09 01:53 PM   #80 
  - put away childish things  Uzybone   Feb-09-09 12:16 PM   #6 
  - The Cult of Krugman  jefferson_dem   Feb-09-09 12:19 PM   #10 
  - Oh stop, even The Tenured One knows deep down he is just not that important  BeyondGeography   Feb-09-09 12:16 PM   #7 
  - Really? If true, why did you bother to even post here?  Better Believe It   Feb-09-09 12:28 PM   #21 
     - No one questions his value as an economist  BeyondGeography   Feb-09-09 12:38 PM   #37 
  - What, is Krugman god?  countingbluecars   Feb-09-09 12:17 PM   #9 
  - Only OK to criticize the President......  FrenchieCat   Feb-09-09 12:19 PM   #12 
  - According to some he is.  Dawgs   Feb-09-09 12:21 PM   #16 
  - The definition of irony.  Baikonour   Feb-09-09 01:01 PM   #54 
  - I think all Nobel Prize winners should be ignored and marginalized.  GodlessBiker   Feb-09-09 12:19 PM   #11 
  - Krugman is no populist/progressive with his support of cheap labor and outsourcing.  AtomicKitten   Feb-09-09 12:19 PM   #13 
  - Krugman is pro-union and pro-labor, your smears are based on a thought  amborin   Feb-09-09 01:23 PM   #66 
     - His record indicates otherwise and your Jedi Mind Trick isn't working.  AtomicKitten   Feb-09-09 01:30 PM   #72 
  - The problem is that the threads are not based on his economic analysis  themaguffin   Feb-09-09 12:21 PM   #14 
  - Can you rephrase your post?  Dawgs   Feb-09-09 12:22 PM   #17 
     - I am saying that Krugman shouldn't understate the seriousness of the situation  themaguffin   Feb-09-09 12:25 PM   #19 
        - Exactly. Krugman is an outsider, not a politician.  AZCat   Feb-09-09 12:35 PM   #34 
           - should the Pres and Congress ignore experts of other fields too?  themaguffin   Feb-09-09 12:48 PM   #48 
           - No. They should pay attention to experts when they speak within their fields,  Occam Bandage   Feb-09-09 12:52 PM   #50 
           - so Krugman stating the severity of our crisis is unwarrented and irrelevant?  themaguffin   Feb-09-09 02:22 PM   #94 
           - I don't think I made myself clear.  AZCat   Feb-09-09 09:08 PM   #111 
           - wow  Two Americas   Feb-09-09 01:57 PM   #83 
              - Please see post #111.  AZCat   Feb-09-09 09:11 PM   #113 
                 - I see yes  Two Americas   Feb-10-09 12:08 AM   #116 
  - I believe his views on international economics are largely beyond reproach.  Occam Bandage   Feb-09-09 12:27 PM   #20 
  - Not assassination to say Krugman has a political tin ear and is academic, ivory tower.  MarjorieG   Feb-09-09 12:29 PM   #24 
  - I agree. It's not "assassination" to say he's speaking outside his field, or to say  Occam Bandage   Feb-09-09 12:32 PM   #31 
  - He will be bashed as well here if he starts saying that Obama could be wrong.  Mass   Feb-09-09 12:35 PM   #35 
  - So we have to be in lockstep with Krugman?  DevonRex   Feb-09-09 12:30 PM   #27 
  - I think anyone who has a problem with Krugman should watch ABC News  rvablue   Feb-09-09 12:31 PM   #29 
  - "Some of this Krugman hating is shit-stirring"  Occam Bandage   Feb-09-09 12:33 PM   #32 
  - I'm not "rallying around" Krugman  rvablue   Feb-09-09 12:42 PM   #40 
     - Didn't say you were.  Occam Bandage   Feb-09-09 12:43 PM   #41 
  - He is pro-stimulus and pro-Obama. But he is insufficiently pro-Obama  kenny blankenship   Feb-09-09 02:00 PM   #86 
  - i like paul but he doesn't seem to comprehend that obama can't dictate the stilulous bill.  dionysus   Feb-09-09 12:32 PM   #30 
  - So who here supports the Senate cuts in the stimulus bill??? Speak up!  Better Believe It   Feb-09-09 12:42 PM   #39 
  - Who here supports a gas tax holiday?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-09-09 12:44 PM   #42 
  - I don't support herpes.  Occam Bandage   Feb-09-09 12:44 PM   #43 
  - "Funny" evasions won't work here. Do you support the Senate cuts or not?  Better Believe It   Feb-09-09 12:46 PM   #45 
     - It isn't an evasion. I don't like the Senate cuts, but I recognize that  Occam Bandage   Feb-09-09 12:49 PM   #49 
        - So you agree with Krugman's opposition to the cuts and yet you attack him???  Better Believe It   Feb-09-09 01:04 PM   #55 
           - I do not attack his disapproval of the cuts.  Occam Bandage   Feb-09-09 01:12 PM   #56 
  - No one does.  Every Man A King   Feb-09-09 12:52 PM   #51 
  - And yet people attack Krugman for opposing the cuts!  Better Believe It   Feb-09-09 01:15 PM   #57 
  - Nonsense. Krugman is not being attacked for opposing the cuts.  AtomicKitten   Feb-09-09 01:17 PM   #58 
  - Nobody has done that. nt  Occam Bandage   Feb-09-09 01:18 PM   #60 
  - The Republicans might filibuster against a stronger stimulus .... and your point is?  Better Believe It   Feb-09-09 01:22 PM   #65 
     - You don't seem to understand how filibusters work in the Senate.  Occam Bandage   Feb-09-09 01:30 PM   #71 
        - Do you have a link for that nonsense you just wrote or did you just  Better Believe It   Feb-09-09 02:31 PM   #98 
  - Who here knows how legislation is created?..  stillcool   Feb-09-09 02:19 PM   #92 
  - He's never won an election so he doesn't know what he's talking about  last_texas_dem   Feb-09-09 12:58 PM   #52 
  - character assassination and smears...against the leading left of center economist  amborin   Feb-09-09 01:18 PM   #59 
  - "cult worship" allows some to overlook Krugman's pro cheap labor/out-sourcing/free trade POV.  AtomicKitten   Feb-09-09 01:22 PM   #63 
  - Krugman is pro-union and pro-labor, and NOT in favor of outsourcing  amborin   Feb-09-09 01:24 PM   #68 
     - Your Jedi Mind Trick isn't working.  AtomicKitten   Feb-09-09 01:26 PM   #69 
     - C'mon....that's no fun .... you're letting FACTS and clear REASONING  rvablue   Feb-09-09 02:14 PM   #90 
        - Yes, pay no attention to the pro cheap labor, pro free trade arguments he's made.  AtomicKitten   Feb-09-09 02:20 PM   #93 
  - Exactly I'll second those comments.  Better Believe It   Feb-09-09 01:26 PM   #70 
  - It's not the debate that bothers some ....  rvablue   Feb-09-09 02:19 PM   #91 
     - Funny how Clintonites lecture against primary rehash, yet here you are bringing it up.  AtomicKitten   Feb-09-09 02:29 PM   #97 
  - The president said that if someone has a better idea for the economy  pretty   Feb-09-09 01:38 PM   #75 
  - It appears that he is just criticizing from the sidelines  ellacott   Feb-09-09 01:59 PM   #85 
  - K&R  bvar22   Feb-09-09 01:39 PM   #77 
  - can't think of much more centrist than being pro cheap labor, pro free trade  AtomicKitten   Feb-09-09 01:44 PM   #78 
  - Krugman is pretty centrist. He's in favor of health-care insurance mandates instead of single-payer,  Occam Bandage   Feb-09-09 01:46 PM   #79 
  - Ninth Rec From Ding : )  Dinger   Feb-09-09 01:56 PM   #82 
  - I think the term you're searching for is "necklacing"  kenny blankenship   Feb-09-09 01:57 PM   #84 
  - It's nothing like necklacing  ellacott   Feb-09-09 02:00 PM   #87 
  - Oh dear. Can no one criticize Paul Krugman?  stillcool   Feb-09-09 02:23 PM   #95 
  - Krugman was attacking the original stimulus plan.  anonymous171   Feb-09-09 02:28 PM   #96 
  - Krugman let his Nobel Prize go to his head.  SIMPLYB1980   Feb-09-09 02:33 PM   #99 
  - No Paul Krugman is doing this to himself. Instead of opening up back channels of communication  ShortnFiery   Feb-09-09 02:39 PM   #101 
  - Exactly.  AtomicKitten   Feb-09-09 02:49 PM   #102 
     - "Obama has invited Krugman to the White House" Link please  Better Believe It   Feb-09-09 06:47 PM   #106 
        - here you go:  AtomicKitten   Feb-09-09 08:58 PM   #107 
  - I'm assassinating him from the LEFT on his  Every Man A King   Feb-09-09 03:30 PM   #104 
  - Krugman knows his audience, and many here have mightily *seized* upon...  bridgit   Feb-09-09 03:58 PM   #105 
  - CENTRIST!  Danger Mouse   Feb-09-09 09:06 PM   #109 
     - Pft-hahahahaha: WING NUT!!  bridgit   Feb-10-09 12:53 AM   #117 
  - right here on the DU!  rucky   Feb-09-09 09:01 PM   #108 
  - Anyone is allowed to be criticized  Jennicut   Feb-09-09 09:08 PM   #110 
  - I've noticed that not once have you ever posted anything positive about Obama.  Danger Mouse   Feb-09-09 09:09 PM   #112 
  - That absolutely false. But that's what someone who would rather engage ....  Better Believe It   Feb-09-09 11:06 PM   #114 
     - I don't hate you...don't give yourself so much credit.  Danger Mouse   Feb-10-09 03:23 PM   #118 
        - You're not incorrect in your assessment.  Occam Bandage   Feb-10-09 03:25 PM   #119 
           - I didn't think so, but it'd be great if he could maybe show an example?  Danger Mouse   Feb-10-09 03:28 PM   #121 
           - You're now on Ignore because of your lies and dishonesty  Better Believe It   Feb-10-09 05:48 PM   #125 
              - Sadly, I still exist, and will continue to call 'em as they is. nt  Occam Bandage   Feb-10-09 06:28 PM   #126 
  - I like Obama and I like Krugman - go figure.  Political Heretic   Feb-09-09 11:11 PM   #115 
  - Me, too!  rvablue   Feb-10-09 03:37 PM   #123 
     - If you're a "centrist" Democrat or "moderate" Republican you hate liberals like Krugman  Better Believe It   Feb-10-09 03:48 PM   #124 
  - where'd you get all that straw?  Teaser   Feb-10-09 03:25 PM   #120 
  - "'swiftboating' of and character assassination campaign against Paul Krugman"?  ProSense   Feb-10-09 06:31 PM   #127 
  - For the weekend DU crew  Better Believe It   Feb-14-09 09:46 AM   #128 

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