So I hear that in New York, the rent is too damn high

Apparently so much that there’s a party by that name. No, really. They even have a website, which apparently teleported in from 1993. Here’s their candidate, Jimmy McMillan:

What’s amazing is that some of his points actually make sense. For instance, he describes how “rent stabilization” boards and property taxes have the net effect of raising the rent for everyone. He describes how taxing businesses results in higher prices. He displays an understanding of how cutting taxes can increase government revenue. In fact, his grasp of economics seems better than that of 95% of other politicians. I don’t know if that’s horribly depressing or not.

Oh, and what a beard!

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One response to “So I hear that in New York, the rent is too damn high

  1. America needs more politicians like this. Down with the two-party system!

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