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Democrats keep bashing Joe Manchin and Krysten Sinema for hesitating to spend an additional $3,500,000,000,000. It’s both economic and political insanity to fund the equivalent of the entire 2009 federal budget on “infrastructure” (ahem) when inflation is rising and the federal debt nears $29 trillion — all with a 50/50 Senate. Yet the Democratic Party is livid these two reddish-state senators are stopping Biden’s agenda. Don’t these dummies know voters will punish them for opposing the sainted Joe Biden?!
The DNC refuses to accept the new reality. Joe Biden keeps getting less and less popular, and most voters now oppose Biden’s failed agenda. Everything Biden touches dies and the only thing that might save Dems from a midterm wipeout is to run from Joe’s failure. If “Manchinema” (Lord, I hate that construction) find trouble in their home states, it’ll be because they didn’t oppose Biden strongly enough.
Here’s a reality check for DC Democrats: The president has been underwater in polling for the past two months and it’s only getting worse. According to the RealClearPolitics polling average, 52.5 percent of voters oppose the president and 43 percent support him. Scanning the headlines, nothing will raise this long-term collapse. High gas prices, emptying store shelves, a broken border, inflation, Americans still trapped in Afghanistan, a weak China stance, and a vast majority of voters saying America is on the wrong track. Oh, and continuing Covid mandates, misinformation, and cases. There are now more Covid deaths in 2021 than in 2020 and we’re not even 10 months in. Way to “shut down the virus,” Joe.
The Democrats cling to a strange myth that Biden and his plans are wildly popular. But the president has failed in every area other than the one reason he was elected — not being Trump. If voters once blamed 45 for America’s troubles, that sentiment is long gone. They’ve shifted the blame to the current party in charge of the White House, Senate, and Congress. Another 718 images of that buffalo-hat doofus won’t change that.
Instead of bashing two successful senators, Democrats better start bashing their disastrous president. Biden’s ship is sinking fast; Manchin and Sinema might be two of the few politicians not taken down with him.Published in