Listen to Episode 870 of Slate’s The Gist:
President Trump’s top economics adviser is Kevin Hassett, a guy who has made some very bad calls—most notably, his assertion that the Bush tax cuts would make the U.S. economy recession-proof. New Yorker writer Adam Davidson takes us to economics school and parses some of Hassett’s yearsold gobbledygook.
In the Spiel, holding Bill Clinton’s accusers to today’s standards.
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