Thanks to the Green New Deal proposal, there’s lot of talk about massive government programs again this week. One such program culminated in putting men on the moon in 1969, but Vox’s Matt Yglesias sees that more as a waste of resources than a “success story”:

To paraphrase Bill Clinton, it depends on what your definition of “useless” is:

And the list goes on.

Then again…


It’s worth noting that Yglesias thinks the space race was a waste of resources, but he’s all behind AOC & other progressives’ Green New Deal proposal: