Donald Luskin - stalker?

Some might call Donald Luskin a stalker. Others might prefer to integrate their description in his name, viz. Donald "Stalker Boy" Luskin, Donnie "Stalking" Luskin, Don "Stalk-a-rin-o" Luskin, Don "Stalky McStalkerson" Luskin, or something along these stalking lines.

Dictionary.com defines a "stalker" as "one who stalks"; for "to stalk" (transitive meaning), we get "2. To follow or observe (a person) persistently, especially out of obsession or derangement". So, a "stalker" can be defined as "one who follows or observes persistently, especially out of obsession or derangment". Given that Luskin cannot shut up about Paul Krugman, it seems perfectly reasonable to say that Luskin "observes (Krugman) persistently", i.e., Luskin stalks Krugman.

Now, it looks like Luskin is stalking someone else... and threatening to sue Atrios for allowing other people to use perfectly proper English on his blog.

In Luskin's case, it looks like "derangment" is certainly playing its part.

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