1) Biden came back from Georgia as a lame duck. Miranda Devine writes:
The devil went down to Georgia and came back a lame duck.
Joe Biden’s angry speech in the Peach State on Tuesday about so-called “voting rights” was stupid, divisive and full of lies, and it also exposed his impotence.
Inflation has hit a 40-year high, store shelves are empty, COVID numbers are at record levels with tests in scarce supply, violent crime is surging in blue cities and millions of illegal immigrants are still pouring over the southern border.
Distract the peasants
But all this flailing president can do in the face of cascading, mainly self-inflicted, crises is to gin up a fake political controversy to distract the peasants he imagines are out there hanging on his every word.
The man elected to unite the country coughed, shouted, lied, said “y’all,” and railed obsessively against Donald Trump.
2) Kristen Sinema said NO to eliminating the filibuster, dooming Biden’s voting rights bill. Watch:
3) Biden’s inflation is way worse than we think
Shelter accounts for about a third of American household expenditure, and the cost of buying or renting shelter is up nearly 20% over the past year. Yet the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for shelter reported Jan. 12 by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics showed an increase of just 4.2 over the past year.
Private surveys conducted by the big rental sites, Zillow and Apartmentlist.com, show increases of 13% to 18% during 2021, and the Case-Shiller Index of US home prices jumped 18% in the year through October.
Who are you going to believe, to paraphrase Groucho Marx – the US government or your own eyes?