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Trump’s Understanding of Tax & Tarrif Policy

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A Krugman Lesson on Tax Policy

Krugman on what Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez knows about tax policy? (a lot) versus what Trump knows? (not much)

A Comment on Trump’s Twisted Tariff Logic

Trump claims Chinese tariffs have brought in millions. Wrong. A tariff on imports is a Tax. The Tax is paid by companies importing Chinese products. These taxes are at least partially passed to consumers of the products. If it looks like a duck, swims a duck, and quacks like a duck it probably is a duck.