President Joe Biden’s approval rating is deeper underwater than Ted Kennedy’s car on Chappaquiddick, the midterms are less than six months away, baby formula is running out across the country, and fuel prices just notched a new all-time high for both diesel and unleaded.
Scrambling to stem the hemorrhaging for his administration and party, Biden spoke Tuesday afternoon in remarks that were intended to head off Wednesday’s release of the latest consumer inflation data that’s remained at four-decade highs in recent months as a result of Biden’s economic policies.
As usual, Biden refused to accept responsibility for the effects of his spending binge and regulatory regime that’s made the U.S. dependent on foreign energy and strained supply chains to the point of breaking.
President Biden acknowledged Tuesday that Americans were frustrated with rising costs, an upward climb that has only accelerated as Biden’s time in office drags on. “I can taste it,” Biden said, bizarrely, of Americans’ discontent.
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But even though he admits he can “taste” America’s frustration, he isn’t willing to admit having any role in the pain caused by what Republicans have dubbed “Bidenflation.”
Instead, Biden stumbled through an explanation that inflation is…our “strength,” or something: