"Undermining my electoral viability since 2001."

Krugman For Dean!

In an interview with the Guardain, Paul Krugman -- my own American Idol -- appears to give a non-endorsement endorsement of Howard Dean:

. "One of the Democratic candidates - who I'm not endorsing, because I'm not allowed to endorse - has as his slogan, 'I want my country back'," Krugman says, referring to the campaigning motto of Howard Dean. "I think that's about right."