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If you spend time on Crypto Twitter, it’s hard not to go a few days without hearing about the “growing storm” of long-term macro tailwinds building for bitcoin at the moment (h/t Dan Hel...I mean @BMBernstein). It’s likely because of my Western echo chamber, but most of the touted bitcoin macro tailwinds I see promoted revolve around either perceived structural issues within US dollar market narratives (MMT theory, size of Fed Balance sheet, rates, entitlement driven deficits, etc.), or a negative rate environment in Europe.