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CRIMES AND CORRUPTIONS OF THE NEW WORLD ORDER NEWS
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Know-Nothings

Ed. note: The Dems voted for the wars. Obama wants to use brute force on Pakistan and Afghanistan. Krugman has the "Rpublicans" nailed here.  However the same can be said of the Democrats.

The New York Times

August 8, 2008

Op-Ed Columnist

Know-Nothing Politics

By PAUL KRUGMAN

So the G.O.P. has found its issue for the 2008 election. For the next three months the party plans to keep chanting: “Drill here! Drill now! Drill here! Drill now! Four legs good, two legs bad!” O.K., I added that last part.

And the debate on energy policy has helped me find the words for something I’ve been thinking about for a while. Republicans, once hailed as the “party of ideas,” have become the party of stupid.

Now, I don’t mean that G.O.P. politicians are, on average, any dumber than their Democratic counterparts. And I certainly don’t mean to question the often frightening smarts of Republican political operatives.

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Tags: election 2008, gop, nyt
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