I sometimes wonder what I find so irritating about Greg Mankiw aside, of course from his smug Harvard self-satisfaction and his penchant for comforting the comfortable. Barry Ritholtz helps me to understand.
Although actually, I had forgotten that this is not the first time these two bull elephants have locked antlers. Recall this from last fall. Evidently Ritholtz really got up Mankiw's nose.
Oh, and there's this.