Fascinating: ‘How Trump’s tax cuts and the trade war have set the stage for a self-inflicted recession’

A crazy story just came across my desk. A very unique story submitted to reddit in the last day by the user garbage_io titled How Trump’s tax cuts and the trade war have set the stage for a self-inflicted recession is gaining some traction, having got 27 comments already at the time of writing. You can read the initial story (posted by cnn.com) at this link. This was posted at 2019-08-23 19:04:18 and has an ID of cucc0k. Here are some initial comments on what’s going on:

  • “Trump-inflicted.“, posted by the user Dodfrank at 2019-08-24 00:28:51. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “This may be Trump’s biggest accomplishment to date, after several bankruptcies, failed marriages and literally stealing the presidency throu… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user beh929 at 2019-08-23 23:46:46. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “At least rich people got richer. That’s what’s really important so they can create jobs. /s“, posted by the user navik659 at 2019-08-23 22:57:40. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “The trade war is the killer. Since we can’t do business with Valenzuela per Trumps Executive order. Are we nearing an Exec order in countrie… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user HorrorScopeZ at 2019-08-23 22:54:11. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “If one wanted to make as shit load of money by disrupting the economy in a quick and violent way, Trump is the guy who you want in charge wh… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user TheHomersapien at 2019-08-23 22:31:43. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “So much winning!“, posted by the user 45_is_a_pedo at 2019-08-23 22:03:13. We judge this to be a positive comment and one that is subjective.
  • “Dear media (as if they are going to listen, heh): Stop saying “tax cuts”. That’s not what happened. Taxes were not actually cut, the burd… (limiting to 140 characters)”, posted by the user mlhradio at 2019-08-23 20:02:30. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.
  • “Recessions are good for wealthy people. It allows them to buy low.“, posted by the user 8to24 at 2019-08-23 19:41:52. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is subjective.
  • “Good. Bring on the trumpcession and the downfall of America.

    It will be sweet justice and comeuppance.“, posted by the user Bobby3127 at 2019-08-23 19:30:54. We judge this to be a positive comment and one that is subjective.

  • “This is just a liberal talking point.“, posted by the user BethlehemShooter at 2019-08-23 19:26:49. We judge this to be a negative comment and one that is objective.

As this is a story very close to my heart, we are digging deeper into this development and will post an update as soon as we know more.

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