The Debt Ceiling, the NSD, and Funny Comedy Jokes
Jul 17, 2011
Yep, this situation sure got bleak, fast. If there’s a Richter-scale-busting earthquake being felt in the Texas Hill Country, it’s just Lyndon Johnson rolling in his grave.
Not as many sources this time, but that’s because it’s a shameless re-appropriation of other, smarter people’s writings and analyses. You can break down this entire strip from three main sources:
- Digby (commenting on the Economic Policy Institute’s paper), “Not A Dime’s Worth of Difference”
- Jared Bernstein’s and CBPP’s deficit analysis
- Paul Krugman’s talk on Keynes and the Moderns at Cambridge earlier this year (you have to watch this)