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Neil deGrasse Tyson's Response To Trump's New Budget Highlights A Major Point

Last week, President Donald Trump unveiled his first proposed budget. The proposal would cut funding from dozens of government organizations, including the Environmental Protection Agency, National Endowment for the Arts, and U.S. Institute of Peace, in favor of increasing military spending.

The proposal has divided Republicans, many of whom think cuts to popular programs like Meals on Wheels and aid for disabled children will turn their constituents against them. 

And now, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has voiced his concern about cuts to education in a series of tweets pleading with Donald Trump to reconsider and "Make America Smart Again." 

Tyson's tweets have earned hundreds of thousands of retweets, and most people seem to agree with the sentiment. 

Let's make America smart again.