On Fox "straight news," guest Art Laffer says Bernie Sanders being elected president would cause a total market collapse

On Fox "straight news," guest Art Laffer says Bernie Sanders being elected president would cause a total market collapse

Laffer also falsely blames the Great Recession on Barack Obama

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From the April 15 edition of Fox News' The Story with Martha MacCallum:

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ART LAFFER: It's just plain economics, whenever you redistribute income you reduce total income and that is what he's doing and I am very afraid that if he were elected we would have an enormous crash in the market. Now, that crash would come in anticipation of his election, but it's much like Obama, who I believe was the reason why we had the Great Recession. As he got closer and closer to winning the markets collapsed.

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Economy, Elections
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Fox News Channel
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Martha MacCallum, Art Laffer
Show/Publication
The Story with Martha MacCallum
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