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Heaven Mourns Every Day the Washington Post Liquidation Is Delayed...

Why oh why can't we have a better press corps?

Paul Krugman:

Socialsecuritymedicareandmedicaid Strikes Again - Jared Bernstein and Dean Baker are both mad, understandably, at Robert Samuelson, who pulls out, for the 7 millionth time, the old Social Security bait and switch. Here’s how it works: to make the quite mild financial shortfall of Social Security seem apocalyptic, the writer starts out by talking about Social Security, then starts using numbers that combine SS with the health care programs — programs that are very different in conception, financing, and solutions. And then the writer ends by demanding that we cut Social Security, as opposed to addressing health care costs…