You can’t lie much more flagrantly than this.
Convinced that President Biden’s sinking polls are merely the result of poor “messaging” the White House has been on an “It isn’t what it is!” orgy, attempting to blame Russia’s invasion of Ukraine for all of Joe’s ills. In a particularly nauseating insult to the public’s intelligence, it called on TikTok “social media influencers” to carry a message to young and squishy brains that the “influencers” don’t independently understand themselves. That Ellie Zieler above, the 18-year-old who is one of the White House’s prize propagandists.
Yes, it has come to this.
The mainstream media has, predictably and disgracefully, published stories and “factchecks” about why Putin is at fault for inflation. The New York Times, for example, ran a piece headlined: “Republicans Wrongly Blame Biden for Rising Gas Prices.” But the current inflationary spiral began with the Democratic $2 trillion “rescue plan” pushed through Congress through at the start of 2021. Even liberal economists warned that the huge influx of money was irresponsible; former Obama administration economist Larry Summers said that the $2 trillion splurge could “set off inflationary pressures of a kind we have not seen in a generation.” He was right.
Here are four graphs that show how outrageous claims that the inflation is Putin’s fault are…
Res ipsa loquitur.