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Based on the names that you supplied, I'm guessing that you assume that MMT is a left-wing idea. I think the bigger reason to pay attention to it is because it has support on both sides of the American political spectrum. Read The Macro Tourist's post [1] for a pragmatic trader's take on the matter. He also suggests that Trump is already an implicit proponent of MMT, what with his increased spending and decreased tax revenue.

[1] https://www.themacrotourist.com/posts/2019/01/23/mmt/

"implicit proponent" is an oxymoron.

I get what you mean based on the dictionary definitions of implicit and proponent. What I meant was that his actions are aligned with MMT theory, even though he probably doesn't explicitly subscribe to the theory.

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