Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez just recently arrived in Washington, DC, and just about every day she’s made truly baffling and outlandish statements. Speaking of baffling and outlandish, New York Times’ Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman came to the defense of Ocasio-Cortez against her critics this way:

Big thumbs-up from Ocasio-Cortez:

But some considered the source for a moment, which made Krugman’s defense of AOC a little less impressive:

Yeah, Krugman really nailed that one, didn’t he? *Eye roll*

Sometimes that’s all they’ve got.