Yes, it’s him. No comment needed here from me — if there’s any conservative politician out there whose words don’t require elaboration, it’s this guy — but Krugman’s op-ed on our Madoff-esque economy isn’t a bad complement to his point about France. Simply enjoy the minty freshness of this palate cleanser, from his critique of the inertia of bailout “logic” to his condemnation of generational theft to his grim prognosis for a conservative revival near the end. It’ll happen eventually, but how long is “eventually”?