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The Puzzle of Gullibility ….

Indeed:

In the time I’ve been writing for the Times, I’ve watched my colleagues in the commentariat, en masse, agree that:

George Bush is a nice, moderate guy, who will work in a bipartisan way.

George Bush is a heroic leader, who has risen to the occasion.

The case for invading Iraq is overwhelming; only a fool or a Frenchman could fail to be persuaded by Colin Powell.

John McCain is an independent-thinking maverick.

Paul Ryan is an honest, deeply serious thinker who really cares about the deficit.

The tax cut deal paved the way for a new phase of bipartisanship.

The Ryan plan sets a new standard of seriousness.

It’s funny how clear Krugman’s vision is when it comes to Republicans …. and how gullible he is when considering Democrats and their motives.

In fact, Corrente calls them “category errors” and has been documenting them for a long time.

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  1. I used to trust his judgement – used to

  2. Heh. Great stuff. Why not cross post it to Corrente? I love the poster.

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