“This was a big carrot, and we can see it didn’t fully work”
“I’m trying to do my best to make sure that we don’t have an economic meltdown…”
Exploiting the new normal
Andrew Yang would be proud
Metrics created by mind-reading
“…about three-fourths of residents in the U.K. and Canada favor the idea.”
“…chief interest is not finances but happiness.”
“all income of all taxpayers earning $200,000 or more would only fund somewhat over half of the progressive agenda”
“…a muddled reaction to this case could harm prospects elsewhere.”
“…recipients of a basic income were no better or worse than the control group at finding employment”
Administrative errors and just a bad idea all the way around
It’s not *exactly* bribery, but it’s close
Surely it will work this time…
“It was certainly not going to be sustainable.”
“we’re gonna have to consider new ways of thinking about these problems, like a universal income.”
“How such guarantees would be paid for is still largely unresolved.”
Bad ideas won’t go away.
But not “money for sitting around”
What could possibly go wrong?
Stop making sense, Joe.
“This shows basic income is a bipartisan idea.”
She’s above her own stay at home order, you know.
“I’d have to go through a legal process.”