New York Times columnist Paul Krugman — a Nobel Laureate in economics — is calling out CNN for booking pro-Trump economist Stephen Moore, claiming he’s been “caught many times” making factual errors.
In a Wednesday morning tweet, Krugman blasted CNN for labeling Moore — an informal adviser to President Donald Trump — a “top economist.”
“Moore has been caught this way many times,” Krugman wrote. “No matter: CNN says he’s a “top economist”, and will keep booking him.”
Moore has been caught this way many times. No matter: CNN says he’s a “top economist”, and will keep booking him https://t.co/GUj8lTZtMr
— Paul Krugman (@paulkrugman) January 2, 2019
Krugman specifically took issue with a Moore segment from last Friday. While bashing the Fed for hiking interest rates, Moore falsely claimed that the U.S. economy is experiencing “deflation.”
Watch above, via CNN.
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