Credibly promising to be irresponsible...since 2004!
"This research was supported by a grant from the committee to Re-Elect William Proxmire".WTF??that is *awesome*I would have expected the Jerry Brown campaign to fund this,but Proxmire??
Or the committee to elect Dennis Kucinich
Are you guys old enough to remember Proxmire's "Golden Fleece" award? According to www.taxpayer.net, the February 1978 winner was NASA "for proposing to spend $14 to $25 billion over the next seven years to try to find intelligent life in outer space."Krugman had a sense of humor back then.
JZ: thanks man, for getting to the bottom of this. that is way funny. too bad Krugger lost that side of himself.
http://money.cnn.com/2008/03/14/news/economy/krugman_subprime.fortune/index.htm?section=money_topstorieskrugman's thoughts on recent events...
What's the mystery? Fantasy economics is what K does.
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