Friday, February 09, 2007

The Media Sinks One from the Free Throw Line

This is from last week, but worth a note in passing:

A snip from Donald Luskin’s blog, The Conspiracy to Keep You Poor and Stupid:


The lede from an AP “news” story…:

WASHINGTON — The House passed a $463.5 billion spending bill Wednesday that covers about one-sixth of the federal budget as Democrats cleared away the financial mess they inherited from Republicans.

Anyone want to bet that Paul “I -Was-Right-Once-in-1969” Krugman will be singing a happy tune now that the Dems are in charge again? All those dirges he was forced to compose during the Republican reign will now be transmogrified into versions of “Everything’s Coming Up Roses”…and the information base will be exactly the same.

Amazing how he manages to mangle the statistics for his own personal pleasure. Kind of embarrassing to see him do it in public, though.

Krugman will eventually join the Greatest Hits of The New York Times. He’ll be right up there with Walter Duranty and Jayson Blair.

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