The next crisis: Thanks GOP

Last week, Republicans weakened the Dodd-Frank law that put restrictions on certain banking activities.

Let’s remember why such a bill was necessary:

And

And:

So, Republicans are doing all they can to make sure this happens again. They know we’ll bail out the banks again.

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This is your reminder

From economist Brad Delong, who understands numbers;

Note to Self: This is your reminder:

  • 178.4 180.8 million people are represented by the 48 49 senators who caucus with the Democrats.
  • 144.1 141.7 million people are represented by the 52 51 senators who caucus with the Republicans.
  • 65.9 million people voted for Hillary Rodham Clinton and Tim Kaine to be their president and vice president
  • 63.0 million people voted for Donald Trump and Mike Pence to be their president and vice president.

Numbers don’t lie. Republicans do.