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Paul Krugman @paulkrugman
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Remember, I began writing for the Times during the Bush years, when we first saw political exploitation of terrorism, then a war on false pretenses. Yet few were saying the obvious, and I had a prominent position. How could I not speak up? 1/
And given what we're seeing now, can anyone really say that my condemnations of the direction US conservatism was taking were way off base? I'm a citizen as well as an economist, and sometimes you just have to take a stand 2/
That said, at this point I'm actually hanging back from a lot of the Trump-bashing -- I mean, I do bash him, but mostly on areas I know something about. True, I'm not "balanced" -- but balance right now would be in effect a lie 3/
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