Piling on China

Politics of Spite

Health Insurance Mandates

Professional Failure

My Stimulus Plan

Krugman vs. Krugman

Income and Voting

Everyone’s a Centrist

Paul Krugman Gets a Blog

Defending Krugman

Surviving The Colbert Report Interview Segment

Slate television critic Troy Patterson explains how to survive the comedic “interview” segment on The Colbert Report, which almost invariably makes its celebrity guests look like nitwits.