thoughts on politics

July 2, 2010

The Krugman method of quitting smoking

Filed under: Uncategorized — Matt @ 6:58 pm

From Paul Krugman’s column today:

Yes, America has long-run budget problems, but what we do on stimulus over the next couple of years has almost no bearing on our ability to deal with these long-run problems.

Following Krugman’s logic, the best way to stop smoking would be to just keep smoking now, because quitting now would have bad consequences, and figure out in a few years how you are going to quit smoking.

Sign me up!

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