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exactly

he's already suggested everyone pretends there's going to be an alien attack because preparing for an alien attack would be good for the economy.

Also when you consider this quote:
"If the Treasury were to fill old bottles with bank-notes, bury them at suitable depths in disused coal-mines which are then filled up to the surface with town rubbish, and leave it to private enterprise on well-tried principles of laissez-faire to dig the notes up again (the right to do so being obtained, of course, by tendering for leases of the note-bearing territory), there need be no more unemployment and, with the help of repercussions, the real income of the community, and its capital wealth, would probably become a good deal greater than it actually is."
John Maynard Keynes

Minting a trillion dollar coin fits in nicely.