Ep. 69 This Is Why Our Podcast Exists: Krugman Literally Says Deficits Matter Again — at the Very Moment a Republican Takes Over
Krugman actually had the nerve to write a column called “Deficits Matter Again.” We demolish this column. We prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that Krugman is simply a hypocrite, despite his protestations to the contrary. His reasons for why the deficit suddenly matters were all in effect months ago, yet back then Krugman didn’t care about the deficit at all.
We got him. And we also teach some economics.
“Deficits Matter Again” (January 9, 2017)
“When the White House Changes Party, Do Economists Change Their Tune on Budget Deficits?,” by Brett Barkley
“Does “Depression Economics” Change the Rules?,” by Bob Murphy
“Krugman’s Case for Deficits Flip Flopped IN EIGHT WEEKS,” by Bob Murphy
Episode 33: Carlos and Bob Read the Intel Report on Russian “Hacking (Lara-Murphy Podcast)
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