The Free-Stuff Primary: What Democrats' Promises Will Cost

Dec 2018
Tempe, AZ
Child care subsidies: According to independent analysis by the Moody’s Corp., $1.7 billion over 10 years.

Ignoring college debt: a one-time cost of $640 billion, plus another $1.25 trillion over the next 10 years. Here, too, the wealthy are expected to cover the cost.

Guaranteed income :rolleyes:: the conservative American Action Forum pegged at $93 trillion. o_O

"Reparations" :rolleyes:: $100 billion over the next decade.

Medicare for all: The libertarian Mercatus Center at George Mason University estimated last year that an earlier version of the plan would cost $32.6 trillion over 10 years. Gerald Friedman at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, put that number at $14 trillion. :eek:

Affordable housing: The Warren bill would spend $445 billion. :oops:

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