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You did not, of course.
It may have been clumsy on my part to have written this and if I annoyed you in doing so, please accept my apologies.

I was reacting to this: "But there is no doubt in my mind that Europe is under propaganda attack by those who would be happy to see it crumble and cease to be a rival, even potential, in the "free" world. Krugman isn't one of these, but he seems frustratingly oblivious of this aspect of things. "

and of course I exagerated your point.
My view is that Krugman is not oblivious to this, however he puts himself out of such political considerations: he calls things the way he sees them, without trying to guess what effect it will have on the general discourse.

Which we may find frustrating when we fear it will play against what we like. But since I reckon that it's precisely because he will always call things the way he sees them that his writings are valuable, I am not ready to want him to do any differently when doing it might threaten what I like.

Which I probably tried to convey in too few words. Again, I never meant to offend you and I regret having done so.

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed. Gandhi

by Cyrille (cyrillev domain yahoo.fr) on Wed Feb 17th, 2010 at 02:05:46 PM EST
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