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.

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