I said yesterday in this post that he would never pay Scott Sumner an explicit compliment. And then he (sort of) did today in this post, ripping Tyler Cowen and the Austrians. (Krugman is half right. You guess which half.)
I will let Scott (or my readers) correct me, but I am pretty sure that is the first time in history Krugman has acted like Sumner is his peer.
So now I have to wonder whether Krugman is reading this blog, and I actually influenced his post. (I.e. he complimented Sumner either consciously to disprove my jab, or subconsciously.) I mean, this Canadian guy is as much a punk to me, as I am to Krugman, and I watched the Canadian guy’s video. So….