Thursday, May 02, 2019

A ringing anti-endorsement

I like it when stupid people come out against something I like!

Trump Fed Pick Stephen Moore Calls MMT Among ‘Stupidest’ Ideas He’s Heard

Brad DeLong thinks Stephen Moore might not be the sharpest tool in the shed.

Following some links from DeLong, we can add Yael T. Abouhalkah, Jonathan Chait, Kevin Drum, Craig Harrington, and Deron Lee to the list of people who have... concerns about Moore's qualifications.

Of course, just because someone dumb is against something doesn't make that thing good. But I would be more worried if an ignoramus like Moore actually liked MMT.

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