I don't believe in voting anymore. I don't even think our elections are real at this point.
Many Trump supporters have lots of problems, and those deplorables are bringing those problems to us. They’re racists. They’re misogynists. They’re islamophobic. They're xenophobes and homophobes. And some, I assume, are good people.
It is a strawman (or lie) to say that I want punish great wealth, I want to prevent great wealth from being used to steal from everyone else. I am in the top 5% in income, but I recognize the vast, VAST difference between me and the owners of this country, another are screwing the American people by buying policy.
Ike saw that, Nixon saw that, Reagan, not so much, Rhenquist didn't give a crap.
The poll did not include my 2008 choice, which was a write-in vote for Hillary Clinton. Inexperienced empty-suit with a great smile, or BushLite and Bubblebrain? No thank you.
In 2012, the GOP would have had my vote if they'd only put up an experienced, no-nonsense moderate without all the right-wing extremist baggage. So they gave me... Romney? Romney??? That was the best the GOP had in 2012, cream of the crop, best of the best.
*sigh* I went with the empty-suit that finally had some experience, if only four years' worth. Shape up, republicans. You're killing me here.
AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.