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Tag: paul krugman

Anthony Weiner’s Dick Explodes All Over Hillary Clinton’s Emails

A Children's Treasury Of Folks Wondering What The Hell Kinda Stunt James Comey's Trying To Pull Here
McMorris Rodgers' original graph, which proves that all Obamacares lead down a jagged path to cupcakes.

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Declares Victory Over Obamacare Fans, Goes Home

Last week, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Washington) decided it might be a neat idea to stop playing Farmville for a second and update her FacePlace status, with that dumb looking graph above, just asking hey, everyone, how did Obamacare...
We don't even WANT context for this. Don't cry for Easter, Argentina.

Rachel Maddow Reminds Us Of That Time Nancy Reagan’s Astrologer Ran The White House (Video)

Monday's Rachel Maddow Show started off with one of those meandering historical backgrounders, and as sometimes happens, that intro is in some ways even more interesting than the main story. It's all about another tell-all by a former cabinet member,...

David Brooks Too Delicate To Read Internet Comments

If you're a top-flight columnist, you get some perks in addition to a flattering photo next to your byline, like interns and assistants and stuff, people who can take care of the boring details that might get in the...

Sarah Palin Literally Scourges And Crucifies Paul Ryan For Not Hating Poors Hard Enough

Professional Eddie Munster imitator Wisconsin Republican Rep. Paul Ryan had to be feeling pretty pleased with himself yesterday, raining all over B. Barry Bamz's football-spikin' party with a new 10-year budget proposal. Ryan's lil' April Fool's Day prank would...

Nate Silver Whinings Playbook: Why Doesn’t Paul Krugman Love Him No More?

We have complex feels about Nate Silver's new data driven context providing empire, 538. We like it better than Ezra Klein's well-funded vanity project, but then Silver slatepitch hired a climate change skeptic. We're tipping fast towards unlike, however,...

Jon Stewart Wants To Know Why All These Euro-Americans Are Freaked Out By That Coke Ad

After nearly a week, the poutrage over that Coca-Cola ad in wrong languages hasn't abated much. Jon Stewart wonders what the fuss was about -- possibly the ad's "dangerous levels of schmaltz"? No, it's all that scary foreign...

Retroactively Liveblooging The Paul Krugman-Joe Scarborough Steel Cage Death Match Of Death

It was a Meltdown in Metropolis, a Rumble in the Concrete Jungle on Monday night when Charlie Rose hosted Paul Krugman and Joe Scarborough for a battle royale for the crown of World’s Greatest Economics Expert Guy! Who would...

Paul Krugman Brings Facts To Ideology Fight

OK, the bad news is that so in order to watch Paul Krugman, you have to first endure Paul Ryan (R-Pissant) and his smarmy little mug, but don't worry, the good news is he goes away pretty quickly! But...

Your Labor Day Explainer Of Why None Of Us Have Jobs

On Friday, Ben Bernanke delivered a speech at Jackson Hole, in which he either said something that was very good news, or alternatively, said something very disappointing and you should get used to eating cat food and stealing WiFi....

Oh Paul Ryan, David Brooks Can’t Stay Mad At You!

What is Paul Ryan’s biggest mistake, you might be wondering -- and yes, we know! It’s hard to pick just one! But if, for some reason, we were going to try, would we pick Ryan’s sponsorship of a personhood...

Don’t Go To College; All Those ‘Good’ Jobs Are Being Taken By Robots Too

If you went to high school in the past ten years, you may have seen an Ad Council poster hung somewhere that said you will make millions of more dollars over your lifetime if you earn a college degree...

<img src="http://img.wonkette.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/krugman1.jpg" class="left" width="150" height="150" PAUL KRUGMAN DOES NOT WANT YOU TO LYNCH JOE LIEBERMAN, WINK WINK: A ha-ha moment from scruffy Keynesian fapper Paul Krugman's column this morning: "Management wants me to make it clear that in my...

Krugman Retracts Anti-Swiss SMEAR

There's basically no national or ethnic group you can make fun of these days without being accused of racism, but a few are considered mildly less offensive than others. For example, you can always call Scots "stabby," because they...

EVERYONE CHUG THIS CUP OF SADNESS: Here's a great and brilliant article from the new Atlantic about how the United States is a banana republic after years of terrible policies and stuff. It is probably too long for "blog...

KRUGMAN GIVES UP: Don't worry, Paul Krugman! Once you accept the Hobo Jungle as an inevitability, you can start to plan your life there. And it's still early. There are many spacious trash mounds left to stake out --...