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Paul Krugman’s Intellectual Dishonesty: Wealth Inequality

In his New York Times column earlier this week, Paul Krugman tried to make a case for increasing government spending in order to combat wealth inequality (i.e., wealth redistribution), but some of the premises upon which he constructed his argument illustrate his deep intellectual dishonesty.

Paul Krugman’s Intellectual Dishonesty: Minimum Wages

Paul Krugman’s intellectual dishonesty is once again on display when he advocates increasing the federally mandated minimum wage while denying that doing so would exacerbate unemployment. An examination of the argument he presented in his column on December 1 is instructive.

Paul Krugman’s Intellectual Dishonesty: Unemployment Benefits

Paul Krugman's intellectual dishonesty is evident once again in his latest New York Times column, where he writes: Six years have passed since the United States economy entered the Great Recession, four and a half since it officially began to recover, but long-term...

Yet Another Example of Paul Krugman’s Intellectual Dishonesty

Yet Another Example of Paul Krugman’s Intellectual Dishonesty

Krugman’s argument degenerated into a personal attack on those who disagreed with him in a classic case of psychological projection. Krugman then took that ad hominem argument and compounded upon the fallacy by turning it into a strawman argument for his column.

Another Example of Paul Krugman’s Intellectual Dishonesty

Another Example of Paul Krugman’s Intellectual Dishonesty

So basically Krugman’s argument is that spending on social “safety net” programs and jobs (i.e., “stimulus”) and bank bailouts is supposed to counted and is considered part of “Big Government” if the economy seems to be improving; but if things aren’t looking so good, then we must ignore them completely and blame the situation on “austerity” rather than “Big Government”.

Krugman vs. Krugman on the Effects of Unemployment Benefits

Krugman vs. Krugman on the Effects of Unemployment Benefits

Krugman tries to deceive his readers into thinking that it is merely a prejudicial slander from conservatives to suggest that unemployment benefits create a perverse incentive for people not to find work, despite the fact that he knows perfectly well that it is true.

How Paul Krugman Invents His Own ‘Facts’

In his latest column, Paul Krugman criticizes Mitt Romney for saying that people don’t die because they don’t have insurance, even while acknowledging that “hospitals are required by law to treat people in dire need, whether or not they can pay.” But, he argues, even...

No End to Paul Krugman’s Hypocrisy

In Paul Krugman’s latest column, he tries to turn the dismal economy into a partisan issue in another remarkable display of his intellectual dishonesty and hypocrisy.

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