Democrats, hoping to defeat President Trump in 2020, are like castaways on a leaky boat in the middle of a choppy sea. They are desperately searching for rescue, but nothing is working.
They and their liberal friends in the mainstream press hoped that the Mueller Russian collusion investigation would be their life ring. It turned out to be more of a sputtering flare, eliciting disappointment from their nutty base—and a vast yawn from everyone else.
So, what now? How about asking their fake news allies to gin up a fake recession? The left run mainstream media latched on to stories from pointy headed economists, who used fuzzy math. Yes, they said, there are troubling signals that when such-and-such indicator is up and the other is down, there could be an economic crash on the horizon. They couldn’t say when, or how serious, but there was a threat there.
The problem is that, like climate change prognosticators, economists do no better in applying their weird science to the real world where normal people live and work.
Undaunted by common sense and the proof of their own eyes, Democrats are hopeful that their bailout could be a recession. Never mind that an economic downturn would put people out of work, cause 401ks and investments and savings to tank, make families lose their homes, and cause actual human suffering.
The reality is that the U.S. economy is booming. The average worker is enjoying higher pay and paying less taxes. Consumer spending, which is two-thirds of the economy rose in July. As reported by the Wall Street Journal, “The robust report — the strongest reading since March — is a positive signal for the U.S. economy.”
Behind the good economic news is President Trump’s pro-enterprise agenda. It is working. Taxes are lower and there is less regulation of business along with the confidence for entrepreneurs to invest. Walmart, one of the country’s largest employers reported increased sales and profits. Two forecasting firms, Macroeconomic Advisors and Atlanta Fed, both reported a continuing upward trend in the U.S. economy.
The latest jobs report disclosed a July 2019 labor force rise to a record high of 163.4 million, with the addition of 164,000 jobs. The U.S. also has the lowest unemployment for African-American and Hispanic workers since 1969. Earnings likewise rose 5 percent in 2018, way ahead of inflation.
So, while Trump haters pray for a recession and rely on arcane indicators in the Wall Street fake economy, the Trump economy is fundamentally strong. Good jobs and higher earnings for working Americans promise to continue.
But that’s not what demented Democrat Trump haters want. Mouthpieces for the party of FDR and LBJ won’t admit that, but others are more open. The most egregious example would be Bill Maher, the snarky and arrogant host of HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher.” From Bill’s mouth to everyone’s ear: “I’ve been saying for about two years — that I hope we have a recession, and people get mad at me.”
Apparently, Maher and the people who hate President Trump to the core of their beings don’t care about normal people who could be harmed by a recession. They just want President Trump defeated.
Most Democrats are less open in their hopes for a recession. Nancy Pelosi, for example, touted the President’s tax reduction as “crumbs” for the common people. Middle income Americans who paid about $1,200 less in taxes last year would disagree.
Likewise, listening to angry Bernie Sanders, one would think that working people are on the verge of bankruptcy and revolution. Ask corporate enemy Elizabeth Warren about the good economy, and she’ll reply, “What good economy? People are working three jobs and one paycheck away from homelessness.”
However, are we going to listen to the lies and distortions of Sanders and Warren, or believe Bill Maher? Sanders and Warren are in the deception/denial business; Maher is telling the truth: Democrats want a recession. They will rely on fake economic algorithms and spreading panic as their last, best hope.
Rush Limbaugh has correctly pointed out that Barrack Obama decided about ten years ago to jettison the working Americans from the Democrat base. That was a mistake that cost Hillary Clinton the presidency in 2016. Hillary told voters in Pennsylvania that their jobs would be sacrificed on the altar of environmentalism.
Donald Trump said that the best way to prosperity is to bring back jobs. Voters listened to President Trump. If the President stays the course, Rachel Maddow and the Socialists could be in for another disappointing election night.