“If We Were Using The Same CPI We Used in 1982, [Inflation] Would Be Closer to 15%… The Worst Year … In US History”

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Tucker leads the conversation by noting that CPI rose by nearly 7% year over year in November, the highest inflation in decades. While that’s bad enough, Schiff responded by noting that CPI probably isn’t even the right measure of inflation, with the true inflation number being far, far higher. In his words:

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When they compare our inflation rates to the inflation of the 1970s, we’re not using the same CPI that we used then.

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If we were using the same CPI we used in 1982, the rate would be closer to 15%, which means it’s the worst year in inflation in US history.


h/t Mason Firefly


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