In two separateblog posts published at The New York Times Tuesday, economist Paul Krugman slammed Vermont Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders for being unable to "accept defeat gracefully or even rationally."
For Krugman, Sanders is quickly becoming the Democratic equivalent of Donald Trump, a man who "has a problem both in facing reality and in admitting mistakes." He also attacked the Vermont senator for not addressing the behavior of Nevada supporters -- which, fair enough -- but it's not as if he has much respect for those who support Sanders:
[A] lot of Sanders supporters don’t understand this reality — 29 percent still believe that he’s the likely nominee, and another 11 percent aren’t sure. If news reports say that he “won” tonight, they’ll persist in their illusions — and the narrative that Clinton is somehow stealing the nomination will continue to fester...