The Hypocrisy Of The GOP’s Infrastructure Plan

The GOP is operating on a theory of incentives that they are reluctant to explain.

Throughout the debate on the stimulus packages that have been passed over the last year or so, I have heard a common theme from the GOP: we just want people to have an incentive to work. They fretted over the fact that the enhanced unemployment benefits provided in response to the pandemic would be a disincentive to work. Worse, they worried that employers would have to increase wages in competition with the…