Another great piece from Paul Krugman via 3 Quarks Daily and the New York Times:
Be Vewy, Vewy Quiet
Andy Rosenthal gets a bit of a laugh out of Mitt Romney’s insistence that the only reason anyone would talk about inequality is the “politics of envy”, and that if the subject is discussed at all, it should only be in “quiet rooms”.
Indeed. Because there’s no way anyone who isn’t motivated by envy could be interested in and possibly concerned about this:
Trickle-down economics has now become shut-your-trap economics.