Rolling Stone magazine is known for its stories on music and pop culture, but an agriculture story is currently the top trending item on its website. The story cites the so-called ‘Trump Money,’ saying it is buying silence from farmers by delivering subsidies to President Trump’s base in Rural America. Government farm payments are at a 14-year high, topping the auto industry bailout in 2008 by billions of dollars. Most of those payments are designed to mitigate the losses seen in the trade war with China.
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