But even so, he's still got a problem. He's talking about research and blah blah. He's a comedian. He should have mocked Krugman for implying that he needs to do research to make a joke.
It's about the trilliion dollar coin nonsense, by the way.
Krugman's the father of that lunatic idea that's been pimped by many like Let's Get It Done at Corrente. It's stupid and if Barack did do it, it would turn him into a joke. He knows that. So he was never going to get behind it.
So it was a loony idea that became incredibly stupid. Krugman and company wasted their time and dumbed down the public discussion.
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