Biden must appeal to independents
Just as the president needs maximum support for his socialist agenda, he is losing the support of the people who put him in the White House in the first place.
He’s losing the independents.
Gallup shows their approval rating down to just 37%. That speaks volumes about some very disappointed voters. Overall, his approval number has fallen to 43%.
All those Democrats who are being asked to support his socialist plan are looking to next year’s elections.
They will not be happy to see the independent voters walking away. They cannot win if centrists desert them.
It would help if the president took some responsibility for the Afghan humiliation: He is the one who ignored the military and insisted on a catastrophic and rushed exit.
It would help if he took some responsibility for the open border and admitted we have lost control.
Also, he should come clean about the economy too.
Look at this very shaky statement: “Real sustained economic growth is something we haven’t realized in this country for decades.”
He is forgetting the tax cutting Reagan years and the tax cutting Trump years.
Does he really think that trillions in tax hikes and trillions in social spending will give us sustained economic growth? That is a stretch. He is trying to push socialism with a tiny majority.
He is not going to get it if he keeps losing independents.
He needs to come clean on what socialism would do to us all.
Act to keep country from falling apart
Two thoughts. In a recent letter, a man wrote that President Biden’s withdrawal was the worst event to happen in our history and that our allies will think less of us.
Of course, since allies have watched as we turned from a country that could come together during tough times, like 9/11, but now only fight, our allies might think badly of us already.
There are many situations that represent the “worst” event in our history.
If we go back far enough, there is the problem with Native Americans — we know what happened to them. Slavery wasn’t good.
What about the treatment of African-Americans leading to the burning in Tulsa, Okla., and other Black communities, or the whole era of Jim Crow?
What about the slaughter of innocents in the Vietnam War or the recent Afghanistan War?
Yes, the withdrawal was chaotic — granted. Not sure how you could really stop that. Have you ever seen people rushing out of a burning building, even with police or firemen helping them?
They panic. The other day, I passed an old barn in Glenville.
It had been worth saving a few years ago, but with neglect and no money spent on rebuilding, it is now beyond repair.
The infrastructure of our country is like that barn.
Do we need people to die on a collapsed bridge? Do we need more people poisoned by lead in their water?
Tell your representatives to pass those bills needed to keep our country from falling apart.
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