Besides tariffs, here’s what else Trump calls ‘the greatest’

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To the dismay of classical economists everywhere, President Donald Trump on Tuesday declared that tariffs are “the greatest.”

That usage implies the levies on American consumers are an end rather in themselves, than a means for achieving a goal.

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But it might be worth noting that Trump isn’t shy about using the superlative. Here’s a roundup of what else Trump has applied the adjective to:

• He has frequently placed the word “greatest” in front of “Witch Hunt in political history,” his preferred term for the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia.

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