Evidence that Donald Trump Is As Ignorant of Economics As Is Bernie Sanders

by Don Boudreaux on February 14, 2016

in Myths and Fallacies, Politics, Trade

The Wall Street Journal’s Kim Strassel asked Donald Trump in tonight’s CBS debate about how he can both fix the deficit and ”not touch” entitlements, as he’s promised. “I’m going to save Social Security,” Trump replied. “I’m going to bring jobs back from China. I’m going to bring jobs back from Mexico and Japan, where every country throughout the world – now Vietnam, that’s the new one – they are taking our jobs, they’re taking our wealth.” When challenged how he’ll actually “save” Social Security, Trump said he’ll target the program’s “waste, fraud, and abuse.”

From here.


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