Andrew Leonard of Salon discusses why a Tea Partier is advocating Keynesianism. If anything, he goes too easy on the guy.
I can’t say I’m surprised. Back in February 2010, I wrote:
“As near as I can tell, the optimal strategy according to [the Tea Party] would be ‘militaristic Keynesianism,’ which would mean cutting taxes, and increasing government spending by vastly increasing expenditures on the military (to further National Security) while making cuts elsewhere.”