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This exchange only makes sense as political humor. And read that way, it's a fiendishly funny caricature.
This exchange only makes sense as political humor. And read that way, it's a fiendishly funny caricature.
@[email protected] is what happens when people with no idea write about economics. Think how little you must know to say the average wage is $9.22.
It's in 1982-84 dollars, and it's the average for production and non-supervisory workers, rather than for all workers.
By the power vested in me by the US Congress, I declare what may be the final beer o'clock because we don't have funding beyond next week.
Come on. You wouldn't want your kids acting that way, would you?
Public opinion is against the wall. https://t.co/dl794P9oPw
Public opinion is against the wall. https://t.co/dl794P9oPw
To be fair, the last hundred days have been some really amazing reality tv.
There have been questions and the BEA has acknowledged problems: https://t.co/xdxH5dK687 Also https://t.co/CpXRlchNNC
@chrislhayesI'm not convinced that consumers saying they expect a great new economy under Trump are doing more than expressing tribal loyalty.
Consumer confidence numbers are sky high. Actual spending, not so much.
The politics of eliminating the deduction for state and local taxes: It's a big deal only in blue states.
https://t.co/Sm5SZ1jTb3
The politics of eliminating the deduction for state and local taxes: It's a big deal only in blue states.
https://t.co/Sm5SZ1jTb3
Check out the amazing ad running at the top of the failing @nytimes homepage right now. https://t.co/3SosKYAtnh (HT @darlin)
Check out the amazing ad running at the top of the failing @nytimes homepage right now. https://t.co/3SosKYAtnh (HT @darlin)
A lovely interview with Dave Donaldson, winner of the Clark medal for best US economist under 40. https://t.co/KHQ2NDuKk9
Does the totally serious Trump tax plan eliminate deductions for retirement savings?
Gary Cohn, yesterday: No
Sean Spicer, today: Yes
Does the totally serious Trump tax plan eliminate deductions for retirement savings?
Gary Cohn, yesterday: No
Sean Spicer, today: Yes
Read @LHSummers on Trump's pointless humiliation of Mnuchin and the @USTreasury yesterday: https://t.co/FB7tO9LhEW
Read @LHSummers on Trump's pointless humiliation of Mnuchin and the @USTreasury yesterday: https://t.co/FB7tO9LhEW
I don't think I've tweeted out an ad before, but this one is genuine and earnest and lovely and it made me happy: https://t.co/M3E4fCljOF
We're in NAFTA / we're withdrawing / we'll renegotiate it at some time.
...and I remember when conservatives feared business uncertainty.
If we make it to the 100 day mark perhaps all this last minute pseudo policy will stop and we'll get back to golf, rallies and empty boasts.
at least it wasn't in comic sans.
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