What I realized about reading Philip Coggan’s book was how many things can go wrong when planners try and work with the economy. (Coggan is a columnist for the Economist).
I realized to a certain degree it doesn’t matter who’s elected President in November. The economy is in some ways like a wild horse that can’t be broken.
It’s not something I have any control over. I can only board the train and hope the engineer is competent. Am I frustrated about that? No, because it isn’t as though I can gain control or know what to do if I could.
China also owns most of our debt. I hope you like Moo Shu Pork.