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Paul Krugman is angry at farmers

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Posted By: Big Bopper, 3/26/2024 9:59:27 AM

Former Enron advisor and current New York Times columnist Paul Krugman is angry at farmers. What’s earned his wrath is that they vote for Donald Trump. He says they vote for Trump because they’re afflicted with “white rural rage.” Let’s examine the components of Krugman’s catchy phrase “white rural rage.” As for rural, it is certainly true that Trump does better in rural areas than in, say, downtown Chicago or Baltimore. Then again, everybody does better – wherever they are – than they would in the toilets of downtown Chicago or Baltimore.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Californian 3/26/2024 10:02:02 AM (No. 1685998)
When Krugman says something, the exact opposite may not be true but we know whatever he said is absolutely wrong. They must be paying him to be wrong because otherwise I can't see how someone could be 100% wrong every single day of his life on every topic. This must be intentional.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel 3/26/2024 10:02:55 AM (No. 1686000)
Paul Krugman is delusional. He sounds mentally off balance.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Quigley 3/26/2024 10:08:46 AM (No. 1686007)
Krugman is a paid propagandist. He was given substantial credentials to establish his authoritativeness once it was confirmed he was reliable. Certainly his propaganda establishes only that he is a propagandist. It calls to mind bloomturg's analysis of farming: 'not much to it; ya stick the seed in the ground, the plant comes up.' Self righteous and entitled to the point of moronic.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: padiva 3/26/2024 10:11:00 AM (No. 1686010)
Paul, don't bite the hand that feeds you.......unless you are interesting in searching for bugs to eat.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: BirdsNest 3/26/2024 10:30:55 AM (No. 1686025)
Would like to see him or Bloomie plant and care for a garden. Not pay someone else to do it. It's not brain surgery but it involves WORK.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: wilarrbie 3/26/2024 10:39:58 AM (No. 1686036)
They like corn=gas farmers.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: downnout 3/26/2024 10:54:23 AM (No. 1686051)
What a magnificent takedown of the pompous twit Krugman! Thank you, Mr. Beaton.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 3/26/2024 10:56:34 AM (No. 1686053)
Krugman is a dangerous fool, and has been exactly 180 degrees WRONG on everything he has said in public for the last 25 years. He is a VERY reliable indicator......just do exactly the opposite of what Krugman says to do, and you'll be golden, always on the right track.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: DougTN 3/26/2024 10:57:05 AM (No. 1686054)
Paul who? An Academic nobody who thinks he is somebody.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: DVC 3/26/2024 10:57:12 AM (No. 1686055)
Sorry, #1, didn't read your post, wasn't intending to just copy. But you are right.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: jalo1951 3/26/2024 11:01:43 AM (No. 1686056)
If the end is coming down the pike and two guys are standing in front of me offering help. A farmer or Krugman. I'm going with the farmer. Krugman has nothing to offer that would be helpful.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Bur Oak 3/26/2024 11:14:32 AM (No. 1686066)
The New York Times columnists should consider spending some time outside their bubble. They are like Truman of the Truman Show.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: dbdiva 3/26/2024 11:23:09 AM (No. 1686071)
There are many farms where I live; farmers are busy from dawn onward. I doubt they have the time or energy for "rage". Krugman is an imbecile.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: LadyHen 3/26/2024 11:28:29 AM (No. 1686079)
Human civilization as we know it is defined by the introduction of agriculture. Agriculture, that is farming, is what dragged us out of the stone age of hunting and gathering and into homes, villages, towns, and cities. That's right, cities only exists because of farmers. Farmers made civic management and then laws necessary. Without agriculture, 99.9% of humanity dies... city dwellers first. When it is all said and done, even the smallest farmer in this nation will have done more for humanity in one growing season than Paul Krugman will have done in his entire life.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Mcscow sailor 3/26/2024 11:34:59 AM (No. 1686086)
Yes..I have emotions that might be called anger, and I am not a farmer…few of us are thanks to innovations fostered by our freedoms. My emotions today are triggered by the recent budget analysis that shows a 64 trillion $ deficit in 10 years. That, at 5% interest, yields an annual deficit payment of $150,000 per person per year. If anyone believes this is workable…they would have to be graduates of the Krugman school of economics. This disaster will be brought to you by our dem and rep friends in Congress…both parties voting for suicidal expenditures
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Reply 16 - Posted by: DVC 3/26/2024 11:35:33 AM (No. 1686087)
"White rural rage" = NORMAL people sick of crazy, leftist destroyers like Krugman.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Farmwife1 3/26/2024 12:21:44 PM (No. 1686127)
Hey Paul, if you are serious about this you should boycott food. Not long, just until the election.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Lake Dweller 3/26/2024 12:24:47 PM (No. 1686130)
I wish there was a way for farmers to refuse to sell food to Krugman and other Leftist filth. You hate farmers? Then starve!!!!!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 3/26/2024 2:14:09 PM (No. 1686209)
Krugman is one angry racist...melon farmer.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: daisey 3/26/2024 2:20:14 PM (No. 1686215)
Then Krugman should boycott anything grown or raised by farmers. Let’s see how that works out for the idiot
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Californian 3/26/2024 3:10:41 PM (No. 1686270)
10, no worries, I voted you up.
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