'Horse And Sparrow' Economics
Last updated 7/27/2020 at 2:45pm
Republicans are all about “horse and sparrow” economics. That’s when the horse eats oats and whatever passes through the other end is for the sparrows to pick through. Republicans prefer to call it “trickle down” or “Reaganomics.” You give the rich big tax breaks and deregulation, and they will expand their businesses and hire more people. Republicans have pushed this in various incarnations since the 1800s, and with the same results every time.
The rich Republicans hoard the money, and we sparrows get the you-know-what. The natural order of business is when the consumer has...