Monday, July 11, 2011
Beating a Dead Hobby Horse
Only because you have demanded it, we offer you 2 (two!) pieces today in the Great Non-Debate over government benefits and recessionary spending:
-- this, on the prospect of the recovery fading as government benefits start to run out; and
-- our go-to guy, Paul Krugman, on popular (but wrong-headed) right-wing hobby horses that wingnuts use as excuses for government non-intervention, and that too many others passively accept.
UPDATE: The hobby horses are running wild today! Here's Peter Beinart on false fiscal narratives.