11/06/2003 Add a comment

Paul Krugman gets it right in this NY Review of Books book review of books. His basic argument is that hypocrisy is the name of the game in the Bush Administration:

Is a conservative politician a reliable friend of the privileged and well-connected? Never mind, let's talk about his sterling family life. Is a liberal politician spectacularly successful in his conduct of economic policy? But he had an affair!
And as always, Krugman knocks it out of the park. ben