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Scarborough: Krugman Attack Comes From 'Feelings Of Inadequacy'

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He said the blog post Krugman wrote, which didn't mention Scarborough by name but linked to a clip of him making the claim and referred to "Obamacare truthers," made him "laugh."

"I guess the Nobel Prize winning professor hasn't gotten over being embarrassed in his economics debate against an Alabama grad who read Sports Illustrated in the back of my Econ 101 classes," he wrote, referring to a joint appearance on the Charlie Rose show last year.

"Listen, the White Houses on both sides do their best to cook the books," he said during Morning Joe on Wednesday. "This is a particularly clumsy effort."