Columnist suggests Trump 'deserves the 2018 Nobel Prize in economics'

Stephen Moore, a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation, recently suggested that President Trump “deserves the 2018 Nobel Prize in economics.”

In a piece published by Investor’s Business Daily on Tuesday, Moore presents his case by noting Trump’s economic achievements have been overshadowed by reports regarding his erratic and “dangerous” behavior.

“Why is he ‘deranged’? Because he is overturning trade deals, pulling the United States out of anti-America climate change treaties, building a wall to keep out undesirables, cutting taxes, slashing regulation and insisting that Europe pay its fair share of NATO’s costs,” Moore writes.

He also denies that the economy under Trump owes a debt to the progress made during the Obama administration, stating, “Every policy Trump implements reverses President Obama’s policy.”

Trump, too, has criticized the media for not focusing on his economic accomplishments.

“The Economy is soooo good, perhaps the best in our country’s history (remember, it’s the economy stupid!), that the Democrats are flailing & lying like CRAZY!” Trump tweeted on Monday. “Phony books, articles and T.V. ‘hits’ like no other pol has had to endure-and they are losing big. Very dishonest people!”

Days prior, he wrote: “The Deep State and the Left, and their vehicle, the Fake News Media, are going Crazy – & they don’t know what to do. The Economy is booming like never before, Jobs are at Historic Highs.”