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Breitbart duped by satirical news outlet

How delicious: Paul Krugman, legendary economist and liberal lion has declared bankruptcy! saw solid gold and quickly jumped on the story -- If Krugman can't even manage his own finances, why should we trust his advice on the nation's, right?

Unfortunately for conservatives in the early throes of schadenfreude, the story comes from The Daily Current, a satirical news site that competes with The Onion. It's bogus. "I decided not to post anything about it; instead, I wanted to wait and see which right-wing media outlets would fall for the hoax," Krugman wrote on his blog. "And came through!"

"Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to go give a lavishly paid speech to Friends of Hamas," he continued, poking fun at Breitbart's recent invention of a group that doesn't exist.

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