Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
I have a good deal of respect for Krugman, so if he thinks Furman has Cojones and a brain, I will read more.
But we shouold all read the

Walmart piece itself,

and some other things he has written- got links, kukute?- and then let's discuss it.
Personally, it strikes me as incredibly short-sighted, much like the things Goolsbee writes.
Goolsbee is a catastrophe, and has been there a long time- longer than anyone.
It is possible that Obama has assembled a team that is politically "electable", and will make a progressive turn after McCain has been laid to rest, but his team so far offers me (or the US) no hope.

Capitalism searches out the darkest corners of human potential, and mainlines them.

by geezer in Paris (risico at wanadoo(flypoop)fr) on Thu Jun 12th, 2008 at 02:40:45 AM EST
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