Paul Krugman: The Triumph of Fiscal Hypocrisy – What we can learn from Trump’s deficitpalooza.

Republicans used the pretense that they cared about fiscal responsibility to engage in de facto economic sabotage as long as a Democrat was in the White House. Then they abandoned the pretense and opened up the spending taps as soon as one of their own was in power. And far from paying a price for their duplicity, they are being politically rewarded. New York Times