Ever notice that Mark Thoma at the "Economist's View" blog always posts every single thing that Krugman writes? It really should just be incorporated into the post title: "Today's links to Krugman, and..."
Anyway, this one by Krugman is worth the quotation and link treatment:
Free To Be Hungry
Even some conservative pundits worry that the war on food stamps, especially combined with the vote to increase farm subsidies, is bad for the G.O.P., because it makes Republicans look like meanspirited class warriors. Indeed it does. And that’s because they are.
(See my bit on the in-edibility of Freedom)