I thought this was an April Fools segment last night until about a minute into it…
The lesson is here is not to get too caught up in any political affiliation – especially not to the point where it becomes a religion for you. Because that will warp your mind and force you to believe a lot of weird things in order to remain ideologically consistent. And then you get forced to defend the whole edifice of non-common sense you’ve erected and it all goes downhill from there.
Stay intellectually loose.
Oh, by the way, there’s a massive list of inventions, innovations and initiatives that changed the world, employed millions and were great for the country. Not one of them came about without at least a little help from the government. In just the last quarter century the government’s funding supported the creation of microchips, barcodes and the internet. I won’t even get into all the stuff that’s come from NASA and Defense Dept research.