Look to the Comments!

Sometimes it really pays to read the comments.

From one of my favorite economics blogs, Angry Bear, comes this simple and obvious counter to the stupid GOP talking point that the government “can’t create wealth.”  In a post entitled How Keynesian Policy Led Economic Growth In the New Deal Era: Three Simple Graphs comes this observation in the comments section:

[T]hose who say “governments don’t create wealth”  don’t seem to understand that roads and dams are wealth… and they lead to more wealth, not only by the workers spending their pay, but by the fact that when you have roads and electricity, you have multiplied the ability of businesses to “create wealth.”

Yes, the talking points are more important than the truth in GOP Bizzaro World.

This is Not the Wealth You're Looking For! Move Along!

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