‘It’s really not math, it’s just arithmetic’: Rep. Ed Markey explains government budgeting

America dodged a bullet last year by rejecting the dark occult powers of “math witch” Paul Ryan in favor of rocket scientist and shotgun aficionado Joe “Three Letter Word” Biden. Voters in Massachusetts are facing a similar dilemma this year, as Democratic Rep. Ed Markey, fending off a challenge by Republican Gabriel Gomez, wowed the audience at tonight’s debate but showing off his own math skills.

Sorry, it’s not math, it’s just arithmetic, which is not as complicated as math.

Let’s go to the video to clear things up.

Maybe this diagram will help.

To be fair, when it comes to Congress, all you need to know is addition.

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