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A crucial run-up to elections is the battle to set the terms of the debate. Poll after poll shows that inflation, the economy, crime and immigration are at the top of most voters’ lists.
This is bad news for Biden and his party because they have no answers for any of those problems, most of which they created or allowed to fester. And time is not on their side, with signs suggesting everything could get worse before Election Day.
In that case, their only hope is the shiny object theory of politics, which involves trying to distract voters’ attention from the core issues. And so at every level, Dems are campaigning on Donald Trump, Jan. 6, and abortion.
So polls show that American voters are concerned about inflation, the economy, crime, and immigration. All problems that were caused by Democrats. So Democrats intend to shift the focus of voters to Trump, Jan. 6, and abortion.
Since the problems that voters are concerned about are so obvious in everyday life, one would think that it would be difficult to shift the focus of 330 million people away from what is right in front of their faces.
That, of course, is where the news media comes in. And social media fact-checkers. They’re good at this.
But golly — that would seem to be asking a lot. Somebody can’t afford electricity and groceries, and you’re going to talk to them about the evils of Donald Trump? Under whose leadership, of course, that person actually could afford his electricity and groceries.
Good luck, Democrats. You had better keep working on various techniques of voter fraud. Because you’re selling something that nobody wants. So nobody will buy it.
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