‘I’ll take ‘Things Matt Buxton would never say about Medicaid’ for $1,000, Alex”


Matt Buxton, a former journalist now writing for a left-leaning blog owned by political strategist Jim Lottsfeldt, tells us what he really thinks about the Permanent Fund dividend: It’s an entitlement. Buxton has never before said such a thing about Medicaid proponents advocating for entitlements, but hey, this is Twitter, and memories are short.

Buxton live-tweeted his commentary during testimony today on HB 1005, which is House Finance’s bill to cut the Permanent Fund dividend in half permanently. He was especially critical of those testifying from the Mat-Su Valley, commenting that special security might be needed for a session in the Mat-Su: