When conservatives applaud unlimited war spending, they not only harm our economy and body politic, but they give the Left a powerful talking point.
Original Article: “War Spending Gives MMTers and the Left a Strong Talking Point”
Time and time again, prowar spending concedes one of the Left’s most convincing points. As Assal Rad tweeted recently, we will have sent
$54,000,000,000 to Ukraine in less than 4 months.
“How will we pay for it” never seems to apply to wars, just the basic needs of the American people.
To an outside observer, not paying close attention for any number of justifiable reasons, this strikes strongly. The Right regularly challenges that we cannot afford certain things, but if we can afford foreign aid in wars we have no business in,
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