By Jim Wright
You know the last eight years, they borrowed more than it did in the whole history of our country. So they borrowed more than $10 trillion, right? And yet, we picked up 5.2 trillion just in the stock market. Possibly picked up the whole thing in terms of the first nine months, in terms of value. So you could say, in one sense, we’re really increasing values. And maybe in a sense we’re reducing debt. But we’re very honored by it. And we’re very, very happy with what’s happening on Wall Street.
– President Donald J. Trump, Hannity, Oct 12, 2017
This is how billionaires think.
A surging stock market is great for billionaires, sure it is. You’ll get no argument from me on that.
A rising stock market sure is good for Donald Trump.
And what’s good for Trump is good for business, because Trump is business, isn’t he?, I mean that’s why he was elected. Business. He’s a businessman. Americans were tired of business as usual. Trump was going to run America like a business. And so he is. And so he is. Really giving us the business.
And what’s good for business must be good for you, good for jobs, good for the national debt, good for the world.
I mean, right?
What’s good for business is good for you.
Well? Isn’t it?
It’s not just Trump.
That’s what conservatives have been telling us for decades. That’s essentially the foundation of the Republican platform. If we create a country that’s good for business, well, it’ll automatically be good for all the rest of us. This is the fundamental message of the GOP. What’s good for business is good for you. This is modern conservatism. This is, at least in part, libertarianism, sure …read more
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