what in actual fuck does the media think it’s doing?
Joe Biden is not in his basement
Republicans have a new line of attack against Joe Biden, and basically it goes like this:
“Joe Biden is a basement president. he hides out. he never goes anywhere (except to the beach) and accomplishes nothing.”
of course, like just about everything that comes out of Republican mouths, this is all easily-batted-down hogwash.
Joe Biden is not in his basement. he’s all over the fucking world.
and Joe Biden is not doing nothing.
Upworthy has published a list of 23 major Biden accomplishments. here’s an excerpt.
1. Passed the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package to increase investment in the national network of bridges and roads, airports, public transport and national broadband internet, as well as waterways and energy systems.
2. Helped get more than 500 million life-saving COVID-19 vaccinations in the arms of Americans through the American Rescue Plan.
3. Stopped a 30-year streak of federal inaction on gun violence by signing the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act that created enhanced background checks, closed the “boyfriend” loophole and provided funds for youth mental health.
4. Made a $369 billion investment in climate change, the largest in American history, through the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.
go ahead and read the whole thing. Biden is one of the most accomplished presidents of our lifetime.
now of course, if you only consume wingnut media, you’re not hearing about any of this. to the Fox News crowd, Sleepy Joe wanders around in a dementia-soaked fog.
but at least we can depend on the mainstream media to accurately report the news, can’t we? I mean, a respected outlet like Axios isn’t going to lazily push right-wing framing, are they?
I’m afraid I have some bad news for you. check out this war crime:
what in actual fuck are you doing here, Axios?
yes, I know it’s a piece about campaigning, but holy shit, parrot the ‘basement’ theme?
Joe Biden is not in his fucking basement.
ok, but the media is reporting on Biden’s accomplishments, aren’t they?
no. no they are most certainly not.
what we are getting instead are reporters wondering aloud why the public is so in the dark about Biden’s record of success.
“wages are up, inflation is down, why can’t Joe Biden get his message out?”
as Mary Trump says, “can’t imagine why.”
in the absence of accurate reporting, the general public hears only the noise coming from the screech monkeys:
“basement president. hides out. never goes anywhere. accomplishes nothing.”
and now we have polls showing Biden and Trump in a dead heat, where in any sane world, polls would show Biden crushing Trump.
this is so fucking dangerous, especially during an election season when democracy itself is at stake.
we need a national media that reports the facts, not one that pushes false narratives in hopes of generating clicks.
come on, reporters, do your fucking job.
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