Most politicians in “both” political parties—and practically everyone in the area where I live—base their economics and voting on this graph:

Economic growth (exponential)

Unfortunately, they neglect a critical fact:

Size of the Earth (constant)

I’ll leave the conclusions to the reader, but it should be noted that at some point these two lines cross (and may already have done so).

To avoid a collision between the two, we are left with this graph:

Economic growth (logistic)

Nota bene: The first graph can be interpreted in various ways. The most common way, which I am addressing here, is to conflate the economy with resource consumption. This connection isn’t inherent.