A parodied Paul Krugman Google+ account released this little gem late on Tuesday evening:

People on twitter might be joking, but in all seriousness, we would see a bigger boost in spending and hence economic growth if the earthquake had done more damage.

An already trending topic on Twitter, #KrugmanStimulus exploded with even more ridiculous 140-character economic solutions.*  Below is a list of favorites that I encountered, in no particular order… except for number 10.  I think that’s my all-time favorite.

*These are tongue-in-cheek, and are meant in no way to understate how serious both natural and human-caused disasters are.
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Luckily, as students for liberty, we understand that this is a modern-day broken window fallacy.  Check out the collection of Bastiat’s essays that SFL published last year- The Economics of Freedom: What Your Professors Won’t Tell You.

See any other funny #KrugmanStimulus tweets out there?  Post them in the comments section!