New York Occasions columnist Paul Krugman prompt on Thursday that the violence that has plagued cities over the previous 12 months was a figment of Republicans’ creativeness.
Krugman knocked Republicans on Twitter for “solely” caring about unlawful immigration and the deficit compared to Democrats, who in keeping with a Pew examine are overwhelmingly involved about gun violence, racism, the coronavirus, local weather change, reasonably priced healthcare, and financial inequality.
“You would possibly suppose that it might be onerous to obsess over the deficit when it was really Trump who blew the deficit up, to zero complaints from his celebration,” Krugman tweeted. “However that might be assuming that R voters find out about that, or would even be keen to listen to it.”
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“In actuality, provided that GOP supporters imagine that rampaging mobs burned and looted main cities — someway with out the folks really residing in these cities noticing — getting them to see details about one thing as summary because the deficit is a hopeless trigger,” Krugman added.
In a separate Twitter thread, Krugman argued that the “actuality” of Black Lives Matter protests final summer time was that they had been “overwhelmingly peaceable.”
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“The concept our large cities had been beneath risk is pure malevolent fantasy; BLM might have been the best-behaved protest motion in historical past,” the columnist tweeted.
Krugman, nonetheless, ignored the 18 deaths and almost $2 billion in property harm in cities throughout the nation that resulted from the unrest.