There is a movement that is gaining steam in the social media world centered around the idea of minting a Trillion Dollar Coin and depositing it into the US Treasury as a way to deal with the fiscal cliff (which may not have been avoided) and to pay down our debts.
This is yet another example of the short-cut logic that social media as a whole continues to propagate. Yet we have politicians supporting the trillion dollar coin right now. There are also“business experts touting the plan to mint a trillion-dollar coin” and the hash tag #MintTheCoin is gaining steam.
The voice of the people is being heard, just the wrong one.