August 24, 2011
My latest for WNYC’s A Free Country blog is on the never-ending “this Republican candidate is stupid” meme.
August 23, 2011
“People on twitter might be joking, but in all seriousness, we would see a bigger boost in spending and hence economic growth if the earthquake had done more damage.”
Putting aside that, y’know, people might have died if the earthquake had done more damage, where does the economist to the stars imagine this magical money comes from?
UPDATE: It was a hoax. It was so believable to so many because, well, Krugman has said similar things before.
In the California section: The Mellow Jihadi. He is not, obviously, actually a jihadi.
August 22, 2011
Why was Jon Huntsman’s tweet about believing in evolution and global warming so annoying to conservatives, some of whom might even believe in same? I explain in my latest post for WNYC’s A Free Country.
August 18, 2011
August 16, 2011
A very child-heavy trip report is here.
August 14, 2011
A pro-Berlin wall editorial in an American newspaper on its 50th anniversary.
Hat-tip James Taranto on Twitter.
And I took this photo last week in Tel Aviv:
August 13, 2011
We’ve been waiting on a hero and here comes Rick Perry. Here’s hoping he’s not like the last few heroes, my latest for A Free Country.
August 11, 2011
One of my favorite bloggers of all time, Funkypundit, is back to the craft. Sadly, he can now be found in the DC section of the blogroll.