The Ozymandius Syndrome

The Ozymandius Syndrome

The Ozymandius Syndrome

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
Aug. 24 2011 1:56 PM

The Ozymandius Syndrome

The big comeback among people snookered by the fake Paul Krugman seems to be this: Why, just last week the guy speculated that an alien invasion could shock Washington into spending again!

He did say that, explicitly citing the classic Twilight Zone episode "The Architects of Fear" to make the point. And we know that only left-wing kooks use examples like that to make their points.

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It's actually a really useful analogy.

David Weigel is a reporter for the Washington Post.