Paul Krugman, the syndicated New York Times columnist, won the Nobel Prize in Economics today. So naturally, his column in today's Times commands a certain attention. He argues that the British response to the world financial crisis was smarter and faster than ours. Here's a quote:

"As I said, we still don’t know whether these moves will work. But policy is, finally, being driven by a clear view of what needs to be done. Which raises the question, why did that clear view have to come from London rather than Washington?"

To read the entire column, go here