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Biden goes into 2024 with the economy
getting stronger, but voters feel horrible
about it

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Posted By: snakeoil, 12/12/2023 12:04:10 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden goes into next year’s election with a vexing challenge: Just as the U.S. economy is getting stronger, people are still feeling horrible about it. Pollsters and economists say there has never been as wide a gap between the underlying health of the economy and public perception. The divergence could be a decisive factor in whether the Democrat secures a second term next year. Republicans are seizing on the dissatisfaction to skewer Biden, while the White House is finding less success as it tries to highlight economic progress.


One of the many things this author doesn't understand is that inflation measures the rate at which prices are changing. After 3 years of sky rocketing inflation the fact that it might be slowing doesn't reduce over inflated prices.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 12/12/2023 12:08:33 PM (No. 1615742)
Today’s lie.
34 people like this.

Reply 2 - Posted by: mc squared 12/12/2023 12:14:00 PM (No. 1615750)
AP says economy getting stronger. Based on inflated prices, that may be true.
11 people like this.

Reply 3 - Posted by: winmag 12/12/2023 12:33:14 PM (No. 1615762)
The lamestream media keeps pushing the false narrative that the economy is doing fine under Brandon. It won't work because they can't hide from inflation and shrinking 401K's.
20 people like this.

Reply 4 - Posted by: Aspen02 12/12/2023 12:46:02 PM (No. 1615768)
With at least 8 million illegals now in the country, crime, homelessness, drugs, sex trafficking, etc. will be even more of a negative factor for Biden.
13 people like this.

Reply 5 - Posted by: Krause 12/12/2023 12:46:31 PM (No. 1615769)
The Associated Press supports Biden, open borders, out-of-control spending, high inflation, crime and corruption!
16 people like this.

Reply 6 - Posted by: Venturer 12/12/2023 12:50:47 PM (No. 1615773)
There will be no help for America's economy until this green garbage is done with and we get back to pleasant living with Fossil Fuels.
13 people like this.

Reply 7 - Posted by: JHHolliday 12/12/2023 12:55:06 PM (No. 1615777)
"Public Perception" that the economy is bad might be because groceries, fuel and every thing else has spiked higher in price. Half the prospective home buyers in the country cannot afford a house because of the current prices and interest rate, new cars are basically unaffordable now for the average person, credit card debt is skyrocketing and foreclosures and bankruptcies are rising. Yet the AP still tries to sell the lie to try their best to cover for FJB. If Biden is reelected, we will be looking at a depression worse than the one in 1929.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: weirdone 12/12/2023 1:23:07 PM (No. 1615793)
Regardless of what Absolute Propaganda has to say the e economy is in the tank and no attempt to put a pretty face on it will change the fact that Biden and the Democrats are a total disaster.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: john56 12/12/2023 1:28:04 PM (No. 1615799)
Yeah, the inflation rate may be going down. But if it cost $1.00 in 2021, and went up 10% in 2022 to $1.10, and now goes up 5% in 2023 to $1.15 or $1.16, it's still higher than it was when Sleepy Creepy Crooked President Uncle Joe took office. It's kind of like getting beaten over the head. Instead of the club hitting you four times a minute, it's hitting you twice a minute. Still hurts.
7 people like this.

Reply 10 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 12/12/2023 1:56:48 PM (No. 1615811)
Yes, yes, yes, he back Diden
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Reply 11 - Posted by: sunnyday 12/12/2023 1:59:18 PM (No. 1615814)
Hey Josh! Get a grip buddy... You're killing me.
3 people like this.

Reply 12 - Posted by: VirtuDawg 12/12/2023 2:58:54 PM (No. 1615858)
More total delusion and gaslighting from the lamestream media.
5 people like this.

Reply 13 - Posted by: His_Highness 12/12/2023 3:23:35 PM (No. 1615866)
By analogy, things in Hawaii were great on Dec. 8, 1941.
5 people like this.

Reply 14 - Posted by: DVC 12/12/2023 3:44:51 PM (No. 1615881)
AssPress.....LYING again.
6 people like this.

Reply 15 - Posted by: formerNYer 12/12/2023 4:28:21 PM (No. 1615910)
The economy is getting better for the AssPress because the feds and D'Rats are giving them graft.
4 people like this.

Reply 16 - Posted by: 3XALADY 12/12/2023 5:35:20 PM (No. 1615957)
I am a crafter. The last time I looked at fake fur at JoAnn's Fabric, it was $40/yard, up from around $26/yard. I saw some today at JoAnn's and it was $51/yard. Inflation isn't going anywhere but up.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: cor-vet 12/12/2023 6:25:09 PM (No. 1615970)
We're all physically stronger, also. Years ago, I could never carry $100 worth of groceries, and now, I can carry that much in each hand!
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Reply 18 - Posted by: mifla 12/13/2023 5:41:51 AM (No. 1616170)
If the temperature on Monday is -20F, and then goes up one degree on Tuesday, it is a true statement that it is getting warmer. Yet, -19F is still extremely cold.
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