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Cali_Democrat

(30,439 posts)
Mon Jul 21, 2014, 02:57 PM Jul 2014

Who to believe, Paul Krugman or anonymous posters on an online message board? [View all]

It appears Princeton Professor and Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman has caught some flack for praising President Obama:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10025267002

Some folks here do not agree with his assessment and give Obama a much lower grade.

So whose assessment means more to you?


9 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Nobel Prize winning Paul Krugman
7 (78%)
anonymous posters on an online message board
2 (22%)
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Or, who to believe, the person who agrees with or the person who doesn't? Dawgs Jul 2014 #1
Krugman, hands down... SidDithers Jul 2014 #2
Agreed. nt Cali_Democrat Jul 2014 #4
Message auto-removed Name removed Jul 2014 #3
The over / under is 25 posts, btw... SidDithers Jul 2014 #7
Message auto-removed Name removed Jul 2014 #9
What does their post count have to do with their point? n/t Dawgs Jul 2014 #11
I'll reply to them the next time they come back...nt SidDithers Jul 2014 #12
Is that who I think it is? greatauntoftriplets Jul 2014 #15
Not sure. Maybe... SidDithers Jul 2014 #16
I think it was. greatauntoftriplets Jul 2014 #17
How do you get banned from the Discussionist? maddezmom Jul 2014 #19
Having enough zombies/sockpuppets that it takes hand and feet to count 'em all? greatauntoftriplets Jul 2014 #20
LOL and that only like .00000000000001% of her names here maddezmom Jul 2014 #21
All her usernames here??? greatauntoftriplets Jul 2014 #22
WOW Gothmog Jul 2014 #29
She keeps getting banned as a zombie. greatauntoftriplets Jul 2014 #30
She's like a hydra... cyberswede Jul 2014 #33
LOL! Cali_Democrat Jul 2014 #13
PRAISING? What the hell are you talking about??? gratuitous Jul 2014 #5
Unless these anonymous posters can produce better credentials than Krugman, conservaphobe Jul 2014 #6
How about using some of your critical reasoning skills and make your opinion on the facts in Mass Jul 2014 #8
Too hard your way. n/t Dawgs Jul 2014 #14
El Drugbo always says "let me do your thinking for you". Guess bullwinkle428 Jul 2014 #36
the old appeal to authority fallacy. m-lekktor Jul 2014 #10
+1 Scuba Jul 2014 #40
As this OP is by an anonymous internet poster, I shall dismiss it. n/t whatchamacallit Jul 2014 #18
LOL!! Liberal_Dog Jul 2014 #23
He was the Glenn Greenwald of 2009. QC Jul 2014 #28
You meant bots and trolls, and paid dissenters. Pisces Jul 2014 #24
I formulate my own opinions. n/t Crunchy Frog Jul 2014 #25
All whining about DU is not the same? CBGLuthier Jul 2014 #26
I believe who ever has the most compelling evidence based position Taitertots Jul 2014 #27
I voted "anonymous posters on an online message board" because... wyldwolf Jul 2014 #31
There is a thread about Krugman leaving Princeton in disgrace on Discussionist Gothmog Jul 2014 #32
He's still at Princeton. nt Cali_Democrat Jul 2014 #35
He's leaving Princeton but I'm not aware of any disgrace. Jim Lane Jul 2014 #41
Thanks Gothmog Jul 2014 #42
wading into and knowing it will cause me trouble.. archaic56 Jul 2014 #34
This whole Obama pileon is GOP manufactured attack on things he has no responsibility for. applegrove Jul 2014 #37
I'm very unhappy that we still have troops in Afghanistan. Jim Lane Jul 2014 #44
I think Obama's doing a good job Roy Serohz Jul 2014 #38
Thanks for the Caretha Jul 2014 #39
Whoever makes the best and most comprehensive case? I'd also remember the whole thing TheKentuckian Jul 2014 #43
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