Austan Goolsbee

Hannity Continues To Conflate City Of Detroit With Automakers For Fox

Hannity Continues To Conflate City Of Detroit With Automakers For Fox

If there's one thing you can count on from our right-wing media out there, it's that they've got their talking points and they're all going to repeat them over and over ad nauseum. Here's one of the latest, which I'm sure we'll be hearing for weeks and months to come -- President Obama let Detroit go bankrupt. Never mind that he was talking about the auto industry and not the city itself.

Economists Fail Republicans On Laffer Curve

Among the myriad Republican myths about taxes, the most pernicious and demonstrably false - that "tax cuts pay for themselves" - is the mostly deeply held by the GOP faithful. As President George W. Bush famously (and erroneously) put it, "You

Goolsbee: Debt Ceiling Vote Is 'Not A Game'

On This Week with Christiane Amanpour, Jake Tapper interviews Obama economic advisor Austan Goolsbee about the upcoming vote on the national debt ceiling, and wonders what will happen if the new Republican extremists successfully keep it