Consumer Choice Radio EP42: Fmr Gov. Mark Sanford on Debt, Deficits, and Donald Trump

Consumer Choice Radio, hosted by Yaël Ossowski (@YaelOss) & David Clement (@ClementLiberty).

INTERVIEW: Mark Sanford (@MarkSanford) – Executive Director of Americans for Debt and Deficit Reduction, Former Governor of South Carolina, Former U.S. Rep. (SC-1).


00:00 – Intro

01:09 – Life after politics, reflections

2:00 – The founding of Americans for Debt and Deficit Reduction

3:31 – Running for President in 2020 to push reduce the debt

3:50 – The Consequences of Debt: History from Weimar Germany and Beyond

07:16 – Trump, the GOP, and Why Deficits Didn’t Matter For Them

09:48 – The importance of federalism and term limits for politicians

10:40 – Rejecting the Obama stimulus package of $800 million

11:49 – Diffused costs and concentrated benefits of bailouts

12:00 – The state debts and the coming state bailout will be ruinous

Broadcast on The Big Talker 106.7 WFBT FM on October 24, 2020.

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Yaël Ossowski is a journalist, writer, and consumer advocate. His writings and interviews have appeared in newspapers, magazines, and online outlets across the world in multiple languages. He is the founder and editor of Devolution Review and deputy director at the Consumer Choice Center. He was previously a national investigative reporter at He has a Master’s Degree in Philosophy, Politics, Economics (PPE) from the CEVRO Institute in Prague, and a Bachelor's in Political Science from Concordia University, Montreal. He currently splits his time between Vienna, Austria and Charlotte, North Carolina.
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