Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Krugman on the Republicans' all-over-the-map attacks on Occupy Wall StreetPaul Krugman, looking at the strange assortment of attacks the Republicans are directing at the Occupy Wall Street movement, explains it this way (Say Anything 10/25/2011)
The key to understanding this, I’d suggest, is that movement conservatism has become a closed, inward-looking universe in which you get points not by sounding reasonable to uncommitted outsiders — although there are a few designated pundits who play that role professionally — but by outdoing your fellow movement members in zeal.Tags: occupy wall street, paul krugman, republican party
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