June 11, 2012 Paul Krugman thinks he knows what President Obama was trying to say when he infamously said that the "private sector is doing fine." But the economist and New York Times columnist said the president "screwed up the line."
September 12, 2011 Krugman wrote that "the memory of 9/11 has been irrevocably poisoned" by President George W. Bush and others. Rumsfeld, Bush's Defense secretary, is angry.
August 1, 2011 If Congress fails to pass the debt-ceiling bill, what then? Is there anything left in President Obama's bag of tricks, that is, beyond the 14th Amendment lever which he has indicated he won't use? One fascinating possibility involves the president ordering the minting of two platinum coins, each valued at trillion dollars, and then depositing them in the U.S. Treasury.
December 27, 2010 The price of crude is up more than 30 percent since May and rising demand could push it even higher.
December 7, 2010 Krugman's opposition to Obama's tax deal was tempered by the jobless benefits and payroll tax cut. Both will help to stimulate the economy, just not enough.
May 12, 2010 Paul Krugman disagrees with TOTN guest David Leonhardt.