Paul Krugman has angered the Commission and Olli Rehn

Here is the account. I like the way he exposes the EU elite and the difference between his substantive comments and the Commissioners’ ad hominem attacts (of course, his use of Monty Python quotes is well-known):

What you would never grasp from those outraged tweets is that all my criticisms have been substantive. I never asserted that Mr. Rehn’s mother was a hamster and his father smelt of elderberries; I pointed out that he has been promising good results from austerity for years, without changing his rhetoric a bit despite ever-rising unemployment, and that his response to studies suggesting larger adverse effects from austerity than he and his colleagues had allowed for was to complain that such studies undermine confidence.

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