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Some parts of the post are incorrect. The unemployment rate is extremely low, and jobless claims are about the lowest in decades. The economic recovery has been about the fastest in app. 40 years.
SCOTUS ruled against vaccine mandates for companies, but left it in place for health care workers in facilities where Medicare/ Medicaid is in effect. That’s most all hospitals & congregate care facilities.
The inflation is affecting almost all industrialized nations throughout the world. It seems to be driven by demand for goods and services as industrialized recover from the pandemic.
EBN has a tendency to write his opinions as undisputed facts. So his writing sometimes takes on the tone of baiting or taunting. William writes an opinion as an opinion.
If we want to critique 2 presidents equally, then we could compare Obama to Bush 43, or we could compare Clinton to Reagan, or Bush Sr. to Carter, etc. Then we could say that both sides here had the right to offer equal criticism. This assumes that when one party is in power, then the other party will complain, and vice versa.
But. I cannot see any moral equivalence between the former pres and any other Pres in American history. There’s no moral equivalent to the scope of that treachery and debauchery.
There’s no equivalence, and that’s why the tone of the writing or the message, “ nya, nya, nya, this guy Biden is a failure “. sounds like trolling and taunting.
If you want to do a “both sides” debate and compare Biden to one of the Bush presidents , or Biden to Reagan, or Biden to Obama, etc. etc. then of course, that’s fine.
In that case, you’re comparing apples to apples.
Otherwise, to say that Biden is a failed pres after not even a year in office, and therefore the former guy is vindicated, is like comparing apples to green cheese on the moon. It’s really difficult. — B4E

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Posted: 01/14/2022 at 08:03AM


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And I thought I was having a bad day -- EBN 01/13/2022 3:02PM
  I and others have written many varied posts -- cswilliam 01/14/2022 08:50AM
  Re -- Buffs4Ever 01/14/2022 08:03AM
  You're right, lets refer to Biden as -- 84Buff 01/14/2022 09:02AM
  TDS, not a thing about Trump in EBN's post. ** -- SamSpade 01/14/2022 08:30AM
  Negative Norman chimes in. -- Bisonic 01/14/2022 01:30AM
  That's Mr. Norman to you -- WinningLeadership 01/14/2022 01:59AM
  EBN - I knew another man growing up down in Pueblo. -- cswilliam 01/14/2022 12:43AM
  Nope - I know and see what’s going on with you. -- cswilliam 01/14/2022 01:42AM
  Yep better off with trump ** -- ralphie2425 01/13/2022 8:27PM
  Here’s an idea -- EBN 01/13/2022 9:40PM
  Falsehoods and baseless fears -- 84Buff 01/14/2022 08:32AM
  EDS? -- 84Buff 01/14/2022 09:05AM
  Your own party sunk your bill -- EBN 01/14/2022 12:16AM
  Remember Joe's speech? -- 84Buff 01/14/2022 08:52AM
  And just think when you -- 84Buff 01/13/2022 6:32PM
  It’s Trump’s fault ** -- CUKev 01/13/2022 4:56PM
  Both parties suck -- JeffCoBuff 01/13/2022 9:20PM
  It's solely a Republican/Conservative dismantling of society -- WinningLeadership 01/13/2022 6:12PM
  I'm not straddling. :) -- WinningLeadership 01/13/2022 11:52PM
  Good call! ** -- buffaloaded 01/13/2022 8:27PM
  Well played 🏆. I walked right into that one. ** -- WinningLeadership 01/14/2022 12:06AM
  I knew a man - had a dog - very mean man -- cswilliam 01/13/2022 4:42PM
  Sounds like he was from Nantucket. -- HooYahBUFF 01/13/2022 7:25PM
  Should they write poems about someone from Phuket? ** -- The Midnight Toker 01/13/2022 8:05PM
  I've known people like that. Sick. Yet what's the point? -- WinningLeadership 01/13/2022 6:13PM
  I knew a dog from the dog park -- EBN 01/13/2022 7:57PM
  Oh EBN - go make up your own allegory. -- cswilliam 01/13/2022 8:13PM
  I admit to dumping. -- buffaloaded 01/13/2022 8:26PM
  You honestly don’t get the point? -- cswilliam 01/13/2022 7:29PM