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Paul Krugman+ Your Authors @paulkrugman Nobel laureate. Op-Ed columnist, @nytopinion. Author, “The Return of Depression Economics,” “The Great Unraveling,” "Arguing With Zombies," + more. Jun. 25, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

To be fair, the economy was pretty good in a macro sense before Covid-19 hit even if many left behind, and even if Trump didn't deserve credit; and people may see the pandemic economy as sui generis, which it sort of is 1/ 

And Trump never had the kind of economic policy approval Bill Clinton had in his second term — approval that didn't stop Bush the Younger from winning the Electoral College 2/ 

More broadly, bc Republicans tend to be the party of big business, and bc businesspeople are wrong assumed to know how to run the economy, they get a lot of undeserved credit. They're consistently favored on deficits, despite a history of blowing them up 3/

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