I’m sensing a new meme taking shape:
Sunday, November 16: Paul Krugman and Robert Reich challenge George Will’s claim, on ABC’s This Week With George Stephanopoulos, “that New Deal policies made the Depression worse.”
Wednesday, November 19, in the Wall Street Journal:
His friends advise Barack Obama to launch a “New” New Deal. Maybe that’s because the old New Deal is sinking fast.
Mr. Obama’s one deeply false note during the campaign was his harping on “deregulation” as if that were the source of current troubles. His real problem is the crack-up of the world FDR built.
Friday, November 21, Forbes.com: Glenn Reynolds argues that the New Deal “extended the Depression.”