Politics

As If Biden Weren’t Bad Enough…

Jimmy Carter comparisons are all the rage these days.

Even Kamala Harris described America as being in a state of “malaise” under Joe Biden’s leadership.

The Biden-Carter comparison is a natural one, and not just because Biden shares Carter’s gruesome approval ratings. Both had to cope with similar problems: Inflation, an energy shock, Russian assertiveness, and the implosion of an American Middle East ally. Both inspired widespread feeling that the American superpower was over-the-hill and soon to be surpassed by foreign rivals.

And then, there’s the personal dimension: Joe Biden was the first U.S. senator to endorse Carter for president all the way back in 1975, when Carter was a longshot dark horse candidate for the Democratic nomination. Read more…

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