Don’t Let the GOP Fool You—Republicans Love Inflation
The New Republic -

Republicans have a secret: For all their professed horror of it, they adore inflation.

At the moment, Republicans love inflation because it gives them a rationale to oppose the reconciliation bill (even though they’ve opposed President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better program since he introduced it as a candidate back in July 2020, when inflation was a mere 1 percent). Inflation also gives Republicans something to beat up Democrats with in the 2022 midterms (even though there’s a good chance the...

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