Matalin to Krugman: Are You an Economist or a Polemicist?

Mary Matalin appearing on ABC’s ‘This Week’ with George Stephanopoulos Sunday morning got into a confrontation with Paul Krugman over the nature of Republicans’ negotiating position on the fiscal cliff. Matalin responded to Krugman’s claim that Republicans have not been specific in their dealings with Democrats: MARY MATALIN: That’s completely mendacious — the Republicans have offered …

Inaugural Pro Quo

President Barack Obama is soliciting donations from corporations and wealthy individuals for his inauguration festivities in a reversal of his previous policy, the New York Times reported. The corporations and individuals will get special access to inaugural events in return for the donations, with the amount of access depending on the amount of money given.