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    What is reductio ad abstinentis? Let Paul Krugman demonstrate

    Reductio ad abstinentis — essentially, the hope that by completely ignoring an opponent’s point and saying nothing to answer it, that point will magically vanish. — As described in The Locker Room John Goodman’s blog today discusses the special problem for economists presented by Paul Krugman. Note that…
    Jon Sanders, September 11, 2013