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Cory Booker was on Piers Morgan's show. They were talking about SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). Booker said, "For every dollar of food stamp assistance, $1.70 is returned in GDP."

The ebonics version of Keynesian economic theory. Trickle down ignorance.
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I believe they got the "multiplier" from Mark Zandi and his "research" saying that for every dollar we spent in stimulus spending we'd get $1.70 in economic activity, or something. Everyone knows the stimulus didn't work, but the "research" kerrys on.
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