Holding court at the Huffington Post inauguration party, Affleck decried the 24-hour news cycle, the kind of bold and original analysis you’d expect from the star of “Gigli” and “Jersey Girl.”
So we’ll have those little ticky-tack issues running in tandem with larger issues like, “Is $800 billion enough spending to jumpstart the economy out of the stimulus? And does a $1.4 trillion budget deficit, added to a $10 trillion debt, cause a sufficient—is it cause for sufficient worry that we need to reexamine the way we’re spending money? Or is it just a part of Keynesian economics that we should embrace to get ourselves out of this situation?”
I think all the rhetorical questions demonstrate that Ben has no idea what he’s talking about.
What do you think, Matt Damon?