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Must-Read Op-Eds for Friday, May 25, 2012

EGOS AND IMMORALITY
BY PAUL KRUGMAN
NEW YORK TIMES

Think about where we are right now, in the fifth year of a slump brought on by irresponsible bankers. The bankers themselves have been bailed out, but the rest of the nation continues to suffer terribly, with long-term unemployment still at levels not seen since the Great Depression, with a whole cohort of young Americans graduating into an abysmal job market. And in the midst of this national nightmare, all too many members of the economic elite seem mainly concerned with the way the president apparently hurt their feelings. That isn’t funny. It’s shameful.

WHO WILL BUILD CONFIDENCE?
BY ROBERT SAMUELSON
WASHINGTON POST

The Great Jobs Argument has followed a familiar script. Both Obama and Romney promise sweeping gains and slam each other. The missing ingredient is a logic that gets us from here to there. Can the president defend why his antagonism toward business isn’t weakening the recovery? Can Romney explain how his pro-business attitudes won’t simply result in abusive behavior or windfalls to companies? These are good questions without, as yet, good answers.

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