The Newsweek guy said Trump was a drug addict.
Krugman flashed a little 9-11 Troofer in the mix, and implied that President Trump is hoping for another 9-11. Some things are better left unsaid.
If you would not publish or broadcast it, don't tweet it, because it is now the same thing.
Thought: There was (rightly) a cloud of illegitimacy over Bush, dispelled (wrongly) by 9/11. Creates some interesting incentives for Trump— Paul Krugman (@paulkrugman) December 16, 2016
Why is it useful to emphasize the questionable legitimacy of the election, not "assure a smooth transition"? Several reasons 1/— Paul Krugman (@paulkrugman) December 16, 2016
Even if Trump can't be stopped, we need any constraints on his actions we can find -- and threat of public outrage is really all there is 2/— Paul Krugman (@paulkrugman) December 16, 2016
Plus anything that enhances future chance of turnaround is essential -- which means not forgetting and normalizing the subversion of 2016 3/— Paul Krugman (@paulkrugman) December 16, 2016
President Trump is living in their heads rent-free -- but he should escape immediately, because their walls are collapsing and toxic fumes will soon overwhelm them.You can't put this back in the box, and trying to do so just makes the horror of the situation worse 4/— Paul Krugman (@paulkrugman) December 16, 2016
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