What do liberal New York Times’ contributors do when the percentage of GDP consumed by ever-increasing government spending grows too large to ignore?
They replace GDP with a new measurement, of course. One which includes such non-quantifiable values as “ecosystem services” and “regulation of our climate on a global and local scale.” It’ll turn the economic ruin of “cap and trade” into gold, too.
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