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As the natural consequences of bad public policy continue their inevitable assault on the American economy, Democrats with national ambitions are going to be increasingly reluctant to let voters pin Joe Biden‘s tail on their donkey. This may help explain why the president is not getting a lot of help, even from his own inner circle.
We aren’t getting the plans we were promised. Instead, we’re getting thin smoke and faded mirrors that aren’t fooling anyone. Joe Biden may be aging and confused, but what’s the excuse for Vice President Harris‘ failure to address the border crisis, Secretary Buttigieg’s failure to contain the shipping crisis, or Secretary Blinken’s failure to bring Americans home from a war zone?
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe last week said the quiet part out loud at a Virginia virtual campaign rally. “We are facing a lot of headwinds from Washington. As you know, the president is unpopular today, unfortunately, here in Virginia, so we have got to plow through.”
No kidding. Almost everything this administration has touched has spiraled out of control: spending, inflation, the pandemic, crime, supply