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“Despite Biden” – A Tale of the Bizarro Presidency
So, I was looking at CNN. Hey, it wasn’t my fault, it was playing on the TV in front of my stationary bike at the gym. And I saw a headline, I might be paraphrasing here, which read, “Regional Bank Fears Grow, Despite Biden’s Assurances.” So, when I got home, I searched for that headline at the CNN website and this was the closest I could find: “Wall Street pummels regional banks, despite Biden’s assurances.”
How could this happen? After all, Joe went right before the Press Corpse and said, “Americans can rest assured that our banking system is safe. Your deposits are safe.” And after listing the steps that will be taken, with no cost whatsoever to the taxpayer, he said, “Let me also assure you we will not stop at this. We will do whatever is needed on top of all this.”
And CNN is baffled about why people might still have fears and Wall Street is taking precautions. After all, if Old Joe said everything is going to be okay, shouldn’t everyone rest assured that everything is going to be okay?
Let me try to explain it to you dear hearts and small noggins at CNN. We are living under a Bizarro Presidency. If you recall your Superman, or even your Seinfeld, you will remember there was a Bizarro Superman who lived on a planet that was the opposite of Earth (called, ever so cleverly, “Htrae”). They lived by a code on this strange planet, “Us do opposite of all Earthly things! Us hate beauty! Us love ugliness! Is big crime to make anything perfect on Bizarro World!” In other words, you could trust the people of Bizarro World to do the opposite of the right thing.
Which is, of course, the political world of the former Senator of the Minor State of Delaware.
He assured the world he would safely evacuate troops from Afghanistan in an orderly fashion. He promised to evacuate all Americans. The opposite of this happened.
He promised to end COVID-19. More people died of COVID during his first year of office than Trump’s final year.
He promised inflation was nothing to worry about. Inflation escalated to record heights.
He promised to curb Russian aggression, and Russia went to war.
And on and on. The opposite of what Biden promises is likely to take place. This is his record. So those headlines perhaps should have read, “Regional Bank Fears Grow, Because of Biden’s Assurances” or “Wall Street Pummels Local Banks, Because of Biden’s Assurances.” But since CNN gets things wrong almost as much as the President, that isn’t going to happen.Published in Politics
Very insightful, and an excellent descriptor of the current administration: the “Bizarro Presidency.”
I loved the Bizarro Jerry episode.
And wasn’t there a Hollies song called “King Midas in Reverse”? That kinda fits as well.
Press Corpse! Love it.
Joe was channeling FDR, when FDR went on television to calm the nation after the stock market crash of 1929. Joe has never been a sharp tool. Mark Levin used to say he was the dumbest man to ever be a senator and then vice president.
The Deep State picking him to be the instrument of their coup in 2020 is a slap in our faces. They’re flexing the power they have by being able to install such an empty vessel.
Dumbest man, maybe. But I think some women have been dumber senators, and maybe VPs too.
Well Mark might have been correct when he said that, but then Hawaii went and elected Senator Hirono. If Biden was selected to not outshine Obama, imagine the dim bulb that had to be chosen to not outshine Biden.
People who voted for Biden were voting against the peace and prosperity of the Trump years.
Anyway, Juan Williams thinks the Democrat Party needs a fresh young face to run in 2024. He recommends Bernie Sanders. Is that bizarro?
Biden’s record of being wrong (and thus his “assurances” being meaningless) goes back much farther than just the beginning of his part-time residency in the White House. He has a fifty year record of being wrong about almost everything. No one should take any comfort from any Biden “assurances.”
Good to know that Biden is right and it is just the entire world of investors that is wrong.
But he gave us his word as a Biden!
Biden is Trump without competence. He is a loudmouth, truth adverse, demagogue with a corrupt family and has horrible policies to boot. David French and Bill Kristol must be so proud for pushing this clown on the USA.
I saw this on Twitter a few weeks ago and am getting mileage out of it. Biden is what Trump’s detractors claimed Trump was. I wouldn’t agree with it, but I could see a Trump hater voting for a Warren, Buttijudge, Klobuchar, etc. Voting for Biden was wrong because he embodied everything the Trump hater claimed was wrong with Trump.
Biden is a pathological liar, but he makes up for it by being incompetent.
Another issue with Burisma Joe is he selected his cabinet by their ESG score – see Janet Yellen
Janet Yellen’s doing a great job of explaining why the country is NOT in the best of hands – twitchy.com
This clown does not believe government spending/defects do not add to inflation.
Adam Carolla has a says – is she stupid or a liar?
Can’t wait for the next lecture from Tom Nichols about not trusting “experts”.
In fairness, inflation might actually be transitory. Let’s elect Republicans and find out.
But without some DEflation, prices don’t come back down; they just stay where they were inflated to.
Bringing down fuel prices should bring down most all prices.
So that laptop turned out to be real – anyone surprised.
So will all of the journalists, political commentators and intelligence officials going to apologize for covering for this?
So, *not* Russian disinfo? Hunter Biden’s legal team basically just confirmed that it was his laptop – twitchy.com
Down some from current levels, in some cases maybe just stopping further increases (increases that may have been already coming if not for the drop in fuel prices) but not to where they were before.
Joe Biden should do that thing again.
Actually, at this point if fuel prices came back down to where they were before FJB started screwing around, that would be some actual DEflation. Otherwise, inflation just due to increased money supply etc, that would keep fuel prices up regardless. Not higher than now, but higher than “the before-times.”