A tweetstorm from Paul Krugman


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    So, who could have seen this coming? The man who refused to release his tax returns -- getting almost no heat from the media 1/
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    is now making it clear that he won't separate himself from his business interests. His transition team is basically all lobbyists 2/
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    and his infrastructure plan, such as it is, sounds as if it's going to be largely about privatizing public assets 3/
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    In short, we're almost surely looking at all-out kleptocracy, along the lines of what happened in Russia or Ukraine. Strange, isn't it? 4/
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    After all, it's not as if we've just empowered the same people who stole all those assets abroad. Oh, wait 5/