[ExI] A Nobel Prize winner on Trump
pharos at gmail.com
Mon May 9 19:31:27 UTC 2016
On 9 May 2016 at 20:19, Anders Sandberg wrote:
> It is worth recalling that Nobel committee for peace is based in Norway (a
> deliberate choice by Alfred). And that the economics prize is actually to
> his memory and founded by the Swedish national bank, not Nobel himself. Both
> have had a fair share of stupid choices (and IMHO more than the science and
> literature prizes).
> The real issue is not Krugman's putative brilliance but whether his
> arguments are right. Do we know *any* economists who think Trump knows what
> he is doing?
It doesn't matter. For many Americans life has been getting steadily
harder for many years.
They have given up on the Washington 'business-as-usual' crowd of
corrupt liars and thieves.
They are calling time on the old guard.
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