Its just like tech journalists who will short a stock (or advise others to do so) before they write an article about something surely to remove value from the stock of a company.
The more the GOP talks about a bad economy, the longer it will STAY a bad economy, because keeping people scared stops them from spending. You’re not going to go and buy a new car or washing machine today if you’re afraid you won’t be able to afford milk next month.
I spent a total of 20 minutes watching Fox talk about this bullshit today while in the dentist’s office. Mixed with my usual anxiety about that particular trip, it was enough to almost make me throw up.