Paul Krugman hopes that Pres. Obama's reported consideration of entitlement cuts as part of a...

|By:, SA News Editor

Paul Krugman hopes that Pres. Obama's reported consideration of entitlement cuts as part of a debt ceiling deal is just theater, that "the goal may be... making Republicans look like intransigent extremists - which they are." But he's growing disenchanted: "It’s getting harder to trust Mr. Obama’s motives in the budget fight, given the way his economic rhetoric has veered to the right."