Paul Krugman: “People on twitter might be joking, but in all seriousness, we would see a bigger boost in spending and hence economic growth if the earthquake had done more damage.”

August 23rd, 2011

Seriously? Someone should tell him to just quit. Just give up. He is wishing destruction on people. This is despicable.

Update: I prefer this tweet:

As all of DC leaves work at the same time, the United States experiences a brief economic recovery.

Update: Looks like this was a hoax. I tried to verify that this was legit, and it looked OK to me last night. Mea culpa. Here is the statement from the Krugman-wannabee.