Paul Krugman: I miss Bush‚Äôs ‚Äėhonesty‚Äô
The ‚Äúradicalized‚ÄĚ GOP has gone so far off the deep end, according to Paul Krugman, that it has the New York Times columnist wishing for the days of George W. Bush.
Only one side‚Äôs to blame for our ‚Äúnightmarishly dysfunctional political situation,‚ÄĚ he tells Business Insider.
‚ÄúIt‚Äôs entirely one-sided,‚ÄĚ Krugman said. ‚ÄúThat‚Äôs one of those things, you know, the centrists ‚ÄĒ you want to be a centrist, and you want to blame both sides, and it‚Äôs one of those almost hilarious things because you see it again and again, the pundits who say, ‚ÄėHere‚Äôs what President Obama should do, he should reach out across the divide and propose some short-term stimulus but long-term spending cuts to balance the budget, and you say, ‚ÄėHe‚Äôs actually proposed that.‚Äô‚ÄĚ
‚ÄúWe have a radicalized, off-the-deep end Republican Party,‚ÄĚ the Nobel Prize‚Äďwinning economist added.
Krugman puts the GOP‚Äôs latest presidential candidate in that category.
‚ÄúI find myself now, watching Mitt Romney campaign, I find myself wishing for the honesty of George W. Bush,‚ÄĚ he said
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