Democrats’ Twitter war: Should U.S. borrow a lot, or a whole lot?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Twitter may not be the best place to decide the future of the U.S. economy. But square off a Nobel laureate and a former U.S. Treasury chief against a firebrand professor from a state university in New York, and an otherwise obscure debate over “modern monetary theory,” or MMT, becomes a center ring battle over how the Democratic Party should shape economic policy ahead of the 2020 presidential election.

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