Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Quote of the day: Delusional

What I would argue is key to this situation — and, in particular, key to understanding how the conventional wisdom on Trump/McCain went so wrong — is the reality that a lot of people are, in effect, members of a delusional cult that is impervious to logic and evidence, and has lost touch with reality.

I am, of course, talking about pundits who prize themselves for their centrism.

- Paul Krugman, reflecting on Donald Trump's rise in the polls after taking his shot at former POW Senator John McCain, when the best and brightest all predicted it was the beginning of the end for Trump.

It's a shrewd argument, and the article is going on the p3 Readings list.

(Via Driftglass.)

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