Krugman And The Imaginary Treasury Secretary Job Offer

From The Daily Bail
January 16, 2013 - 1:30pm

Krugman's megalomania. Krugman turned down the job to replace Geithner as Treasury Secretary, while overlooking the salient fact that no one ever offered him the job.  Megalomania is a psychopathological disorder characterized by delusional fantasies of power, relevance, or omnipotence. --- Working For Obama Would Be A Step Down Krugman Turns Down Job As Treasury Secretary...The Problem Is That No One Ever Offered Him The Job Krugman's NYT Blog - The Irresponsible Keynesian Yes, I’ve heard about the notion that I should be nominated as Treasury Secretary. I’m flattered, but it really is a bad idea. Part of the reason is that I am indeed the World’s Worst Administrator — and that does matter. Someone else can do the paperwork — but an administrative job requires making hiring and firing decisions, it means keeping track of many things, and that, to...

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