Jonah Allon

Krugman Floats a Far Scarier Possibility Than a Trump-Putin Axis

Rand Paul summed it up best when he explained: “We’ll never even get started with doing the things we need to do, like repealing Obamacare, if we’re spending our whole time having Republicans investigate Republicans."

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Paul Krugman Dissects the Staggering Ignorance of the Trump White House

Is the Trump White House evil or just stupid? The answer to that burning question is, well, both. In Monday's column, Paul Krugman takes as his subject the incompetence piece, which is evident in matters both large and seemingly trivial.

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Paul Krugman Performs a Frightening Hypothetical Exercise That Could Come All Too True

Paul Krugman looks closely at a very frightening but very real possibility in Friday's column, asking, "What will you do when terrorists attack, or U.S. friction with some foreign power turns into a military confrontation?"

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New England Patriot Martellus Bennett Will Skip Visit to the White House

New England Patriot quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick may be all palsy walsy with President Trump, but tight end Martellus Bennett says he will skip the customary visit with the president that Superbowl champions usually make.

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Paul Krugman Exposes Trump's Fraudulent Financial Populism

Paul Krugman thinks the people who persist in calling Donald Trump a "populist" are seriously confused about the meaning of the word. Unless, somehow populist suddenly means allowing the financial industry to stick it to the little guy, and other longheld Republican desires to deregulate banks, have suddenly come to mean populist in the up-is-down Trumpoverse.

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Krugman: What Trump's Unhinged Phone Calls With Foreign Leaders Really Mean

Two weeks into the Trump presidency and Paul Krugman is already at wit's end. "America and the world can’t take much more of this," Krugman writes in Friday's column.

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Republicans Are Inventing a Delusional Storyline About the Protests Erupting Around the Country - and It Could Cost Them

If those who do not remember history are doomed to repeat it, those who conveniently forget recent history are just digging their own graves.

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6 Cringe-Inducing Moments From Trump's First Week You Might Have Missed

Amid the mounting horrors of Donald Trump’s first week in office was a stunning amount of boneheaded ridiculousness. The president's executive order banning Muslims and refugees from seven countries rivals Japanese-American internment camps for racism and spurred mass protests at airports Saturday. Mixed with this cruelty was Trump's ongoing tantrum about his inauguration crowd size and his popular vote loss. He and his puppeteer, Steve Bannon, declared the media the opposition party and picked an absurd fight with Mexico that Trump deservedly lost.

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Krugman Reveals Trump's Dangerous Idiocy on Trade and Who Will Be the Real Losers

A week into the Trump administration and things are going swimmingly with a brewing trade war with Mexico and a terrifying window into Donald Trump's deranged psychology. Trump is already backtracking on campaign promises to leave Social Security and Medicare alone and not to just rip health insurance away from the tens of millions of Americans who gained it with Obama, letting the GOP-dominated Congress have their way with those life-saving programs.

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The NY Times Just Published the Most Perversely Tone-Deaf Piece on the Massive Women's March

In their infinite wisdom, the editors of the New York Times style section decided to run with a piece that gives the "red carpet" treatment to last weekend's massive nationwide protests.

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