June 28, 2010, on this blog: Rendering unto Krugman
But knowing their hypocrisy, he said unto them, “Why are you putting me to the test? Bring me a dime and let me see it.”
And they brought one. Then he said to them, “Whose head is this — FDR’s or Herbert Hoover’s?”
They answered, “Roosevelt’s.”
And he said unto them, “Right. So shut up. Have you morons already forgotten the 20th Century? When the choice is between imitating what worked and what really, really didn’t work, why are you pretending it’s terribly complicated?”
And after that, no one dared to ask him any question.
P.S.: The archive links for the original Blogger site are unreliable, but 11 years ago today — June 28, 2002 — I posted the first few entries of Slacktivist 1.0 (a regrettably neo-lib take on Cleveland’s school voucher program, followed by a few still-relevant Pat Robertson jokes). And here we are, 11 years, three blogging platforms, thousands of posts, and nearly 3/16 of a book review later. Time flies.