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Probably the most stress-inducing sentence I’ve ever read comes from the Boston Globe, in an interview with Paul Krugman:

BOOKS: What do you read for work?

KRUGMAN: I start each morning with The New York Times, The Financial Times, some financial news sites, and a select list of economic blogs. They have really flourished. The economic disaster has been really good for analysis.

BOOKS: Which of those blogs would you recommend for a general reader?

KRUGMAN: The Economist’s View, a blog that is really an omnibus with a lot of selections worth reading. The Washington Monthly’s blog is a good way to keep your finger on what’s happening.

I imagine that’s like guest writing for a little hip-hop blog and finding out that Jay-Z reads your stuff. Tachycardia time!

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Ryan Cooper

Ryan Cooper is a national correspondent at the Week. His work has appeared in the Washington Post, the New Republic, and the Nation. He was an editor at the Washington Monthly from 2012 to 2014.