The Sunday morning taking heads are a sure way to start you day off aggravated. About the only one i am really interested in watching this afternoon when it gets in to the high 90’s here in NYC with humidity to match, is Fareed Zakaria GPS. His guest today are Niall Ferguson & Paul Krugman, economists with opposing views.
Harvard economist, Nail Ferguson:
(The) leaders of most of the world’s major economies. They are doing what Harvard historian Niall Ferguson espouses: fighting to get their debt under control and cutting spending before their countries become the next Greece.
NYT’s and Nobel economist, Paul Krugman:
(A) handful of nations who are staying the course and spending. Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman says he fears we might already be in the 3rd depression — because governments haven’t been spending enough.
As dry as economics can be, these men make it not just understandable but “entertaining”.
Fareed will also be discussing this stunning statistic: the billion dollar price tag for each Al-Qaeda member.