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MSNBC’s Steve Benen Thinks His Readers Are Fools

President Joe Biden speaks about coronavirus vaccine booster shots at the White House in Washington, D.C., September 24, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters)

Over at MSNBC, Steve Benen of the Rachel Maddow show and blog has an article with a title and subtitle that announce right up front that it is asking its readers to believe something ridiculous:

Why Biden says his plan costs ‘nothing’ (and why he’s right)
When the president insists the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion plan will cost “nothing,” he has a point. It all comes down to net and gross costs.

This is a reference to Biden’s “American Families Plan,” or “Build Back Better Act,” or whatever new name they roll out every few days as if they are smuggling a deposed dictator

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