Krugman squashes GOP stimulus talking points; asks of "completely crazy" GOP alternative package: "[H]ow much bipartisan outreach can you have when 36 out of 41 Republican Senators take their marching orders from Rush Limbaugh?"
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Right-wing media are seizing on a New York Times report that misleadingly stated that Paul Begala sought "talking points" from the State Department before a CNN appearance to discuss Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state to attack the CNN contributor as biased. But in the email in question, Begala actually requested a "briefing," not talking points.