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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

In the Trump Administration, Credibility May be a Problem

Here's my latest column:

In the Trump Administration, Credibility May be a Problem, by Mark Thoma: ...politicians have an additional credibility problem over and above their inability to make long-run commitments. Little of what politicians say can be trusted even during the years they are in office. And with Trump saying whatever comes to his mind, or whatever a particular audience wants to hear, his erratic behavior, and his tendency to contradict himself, who knows what to believe? Nothing is credible until it happens, and even then it might be reversed. ...

    Posted by on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 09:25 AM in Economics, Politics | Permalink  Comments (44)


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