Tom Harkin doesn’t believe the United States has a spending problem. He makes the argument that we are the richest nation in the world and that we have the highest per-capita income in the world (which is flatly untrue, the US is 8th). He conveniently leaves out the fact that we have $16.5 trillion in debt (making us the most indebted nation in the history of the world) and that $6.5 trillion of that came during Obama’s first term.
here’s the video (h/t WZ):
Here’s the phone number for Senator Harkin’s office in Washington:
Call him and tell him he has a spending problem, and he indulging it with your money.