Brooks is on a roll: The Messiah Complex
On the other end of the spectrum, Golden Boy continues to shine like a beacon of brown light he is.
Jobs? We are still doomed (funny how he doesn’t say much about November’s numbers – by the way, I wouldn’t be surprised if December numbers are revised upwards soon). Banks? Please, it is still all Bush’s fault… Even though he is stepping slowly off of Obama’s bandwagon and saying that the Messiah is giving ‘kid-gloves treatment of the bankers’ (note the dichotomy: Bush is a corrupt bastard, Obama is simply too nice).
But the funniest by far is this one, where Golden Boy says that the Chicago School of economics is dead (he should try to tell that to Obama!) and he defines himself as a ‘New Keynesian’. Ah, now that is such a relief! I always thought he was a good old plain Keynesian!!! I guess the ‘New’ is required to explain all the stupidity and chaos these guys created in the 70s, right?