The most boring part of the debate last night was the first half hour or so, before they started savaging Vivek Ramaswamy. That’s what I want to talk about, ‘cause boring is what I do. The prevailing delusion was that somehow Biden’s spending gave rise to inflation. In and of itself, this is doubtful. If the Gov spends money you might have spent, the composition and impact on consumer prices is not all that different. Most Federal spending goes to payments to persons or their doctors. Defense spending goes to persons in the defense industry who spend their money like everyone else.
I can understand why Republicans think that teachers' unions are a great threat to America. Teachers are girly (with some notable exceptions), and empowered women are indeed a great threat to masculinism. Since Republicanism is masculinism, this all makes some kind of perverted sense.