Krugman: Not About The Financial Crisis

Paul Krugman opines on the ugly turn occurring in the McCain/Palin rallies:

The crisis isn’t the only scary thing going on. Something very ugly is taking shape on the political scene: as McCain’s chances fade, the crowds at his rallies are, by all accounts, increasingly gripped by insane rage. It’s not just a mob phenomenon — it’s visible in the right-wing media, and to some extent in the speeches of McCain and Palin.

And from HuffPost:

McCain is appealing to the worst of people’s fears and prejudices in order to advance himself electorally.

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