Recently a Senator made the following statement:
“We have managed to acquire $13 trillion of debt on our balance sheet” and, “in my view we have nothing to show for it.”
What right wing Republican made that statement? Well actually it was Democrat Senator Michael Bennet of Colorado.
Of course Bennet’s rhetoric is completely belied by his drunken sailor voting record when it comes to spending. However his statement is still interesting for two reasons:
1. It demonstrates how rather than defend the insane fiscal policies of the current administration, Democrats in Congress are beginning to see how quickly they can turn their coats inside out and test just how stupid voters truly are.
2. It hits the nail directly on the head. This current administration has mortgaged our future, and the future of our kids and grandkids and got bupkis for it. The economy is still in the tank, no great public works like Hoover Dam have been completed and no wars have been won. Instead we have had the Feds shifting money to bankrupt state governments for road projects which the states did not have to pay for, and thus enabled them to avoid the day when they would have to get their fiscal houses in order. At least a con man on the street provides some entertainment value to the mark of the con as he is being fleeced.