President Of Estonia Slams Paul Krugman: 'Smug, Overbearing & Patronizing'Submitted by jay0718 on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 21:43
President Of Estonia Slams Paul Krugman: 'Smug, Overbearing & Patronizing'
by Melissa Jeltsen
"...President Toomas Hendrik Ilves responded to Krugman in a series of outraged tweets, taking offense to Krugman's tone and writing that Krugman didn't know what he was talking about.
"We're just dumb & silly East Europeans. Unenlightened. Someday we too will understand," he tweeted. "Guess a Nobel in trade means you can pontificate on fiscal matters & declare my country a "wasteland". Must be a Princeton vs Columbia thing..."