Do Conservative Economic Policies Kill People?

I went on Thom Hartmann’s show last Friday to debate the Republicans’ votes to cut food stamps and defund Obamacare, and controversially, whether historically more people have committed suicide under conservative or liberal economic policies. I went at it with conservative commentator Dutch Martin – an ardent Republican who believes Obamacare is a catastrophic piece of legislation and thinks liberal economic policies have ruined America.  Needless to say, there was much we disagreed on:

Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.