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Your regular reminder that there are two ways to frame MMT's arguments which serve different rhetorical purposes but are equivalent in analytical terms.

1) In terms of financial constraints, monetary sovereigns don't 'pay for' spending with taxes or borrowing.
Bonds are net sold to conduct monetary policy, not for financial constraint reasons

2) in terms of aggregate demand, taxes partially "pay for" government spending. However, they don't do so "dollar for dollar" because the taxed can reduce saving (especially the wealthy)
On the flipside, monetary sovereigns have "non-fiscal payfors" available to offset spending in demand terms. These include financial regulation and environmental regulation. These payfors maybe far better and more politically popular than fiscal payfors
Both are MMT framings, they are just emphasizing different things and focusing on different analytical issues
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