NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE
epresentative Pramila Jayapal (D., Wash.) has announced that she is opposed to reducing the size of the Democrats’ ever-protean reconciliation bill to around $1.5 trillion on the grounds that the amended number is “too small.” In response, I would respectfully suggest that Representative Jayapal should get her head checked.
There is nothing “small” about a $1.5 trillion spending binge. It is, from any perspective, a colossal sum of money, and the fact that Representative Jayapal initially wanted to spend an even more colossal sum of money does not change this. Yes, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez originally wanted a staggering $10 trillion in spending. …