Very Serious Person
A derisive attribution used to mockingly describe persons deemed sincere or trustworthy by popular media narratives, even when their opinions or positions may be factually in doubt.
Typically used in describing politicians, news media, editorial writers, etc.
Coined by economist Paul Krugman in characterizing Washington Post (WaPo) contributors as ill-informed or malicious in their approach to economic policy.
Before and during the Great Recession, VSP wisdom assured us that the housing market would continue to grow exponentially forever.
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