If you happen to mention the name Hillary Clinton to my grandmother, she'll pause, lock her jaw and declare, "That woman.ambitious." That's all she has to say about Clinton because, after all, Granny's polite.
Whenever someone starts off with a flattering portion of over-the-top encomiums, it's a sure sign the other shoe is about to drop with a "thud." And so it is with What's the Matter with Kansas? author Thomas Frank who begins his take-down of Paul Krugman on