Paul Krugman* says that on economics, there is “no common ground” between the Democrat Party and the Republican Party. That’s the way it should be. Come November 2008, Americans will decide whether they want a Nanny State or a Nightwatchman State.

* “Op-Ed columnist Paul Krugman has the disturbing habit of shaping, slicing and selectively citing numbers in a fashion that pleases his acolytes but leaves him open to substantive assaults” (Daniel Okrent, “13 Things I Meant to Write About but Never Did,” The New York Times, 22 May 2005).