I don’t really mind the feds giving us some money back, but if they’re just going to borrow in our name then it’s not much of a win. If your spouse came home and said “Look, I just got $600 from the credit card company!” would you give a high-five or note that you’ll have to pay interest on it?
To be fair, the government interest rates on long-term debt are a lot more attractive than those offered by Mastercard.
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