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Folks, we are supposed to be the reality-based people.  Yet, once again, the #1 recommended diary on this site is a complete fantasy.

There is no evidence that Paul Krugman has been offered a job in the Obama administration, other than the claims of a diarist who says "reports surfaced" but is unable to point to such reports, and who has a track record of false claims.  Such an offer would represent a huge shift in Obama's economic policy, but we've seen no evidence of such a shift.

Please, when a diary makes an extraordinary claim, let's apply a bit of skepticism before promoting it to the top of the rec list. We damage the reputation of the site when we recommend false information.

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