VIDEO: Millennial Policy Center takes on tariffs — yeah, baby
Author: Joey Bunch - June 15, 2018 - Updated: June 15, 2018
Leave it to Millennial Policy Center to find the funny in President Trump’s battles over trade and tariff.
They satirize Austin Powers in the process in the chuckle-worthy takedown you see posted above. While the Denver-based think tank for younger policy geeks is as conservative as Ronald Reagan’s reputation, it leans harder toward free markets.
We told you last week about a package of white papers and other reporting on free trade by the Millennial Policy Center authored by Jimmy Sengenberger, the Millennial Policy Center’s president, and Jacob Dubbert, the center’s economic opportunity and fiscal policy fellow.
This is the lighter side of the same coin.
“Free trade is crucial to economic opportunity and prosperity for millennials who seek to be successful as they launch and grow their careers,” Sengenberger said in a statement.
“We want to approach issues like the growing trade dispute in a fun and entertaining way, one that relates to millennials using pop culture references they know and love. We think viewers will be entertained, no matter which side they fall on.”
In March, the center released “ScamWow: The Tariff Towel,” a send-up to infomercials and trade policy.
Here’s that video: