The answer to funding for the wall.
Nicholas Kristof’s column yesterday in the New York Times was his usual excellent analysis of the five craziest things about the government shutdown and Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion for his ego wall. But what iced the cake for me was the brilliant idea he posed at the conclusion of his piece. And so, I share his column with you … let me know what you think of his idea!
Trump’s Five Craziest Arguments About the Shutdown
Oh, and about that wall. Here’s a financing plan that’s a win-win.
By Nicholas Kristof
I’d like to apologize to all the “banana republics” I’ve offended over the decades with snarky references to their dysfunction. This is karma: I now live in a nation where a petulant president has shut down much of the most powerful government in the world — so the White House isn’t even paying its water bills.
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