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Summers Tells Sun He Worries Economic Policy Being Driven by ‘Sentiment,’ ‘Politics’

His warnings on inflation were widely derided by left-leaning pundits and policy wonks, only to have proven prescient as the inflation rates have soared to levels not seen since Jimmy Carter was president.

Lawrence Summers at Venice, Italy, July 9, 2021. AP/Luca Bruno

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Mr. Hoffman is a reporter and assistant editor of the Sun, where he covers politics and culture. He holds a PhD from Harvard and a law degree from Stanford, and is a 2021-2022 Journalism Fellow at the Hartman Institute. He is an adjunct assistant professor at New York University's School of Liberal Studies.

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