Fear of government regulation and implementation of the “green new deal” is, according to The Wall Street Journal, forcing rapid increases in oil prices (now above $80 per barrel) and directly causing inflation as the winter heating season approaches.
Even as China flexes its muscles, threatening to invade Taiwan, even at the risk of world war, The Wall Street Journal reports that Huawei, the most important tech company in China — and one that is closely linked to its military — has been crippled by sanctions and other punishments imposed by former President Donald Trump during his years in office.
At the time of the 2020 election, there was stark disagreement between Democrats and Republicans about the state of the economy. Pew Research reported at the time that while 81% of Republicans rated economic conditions (pre-COVID) as excellent or good, only 19% of Democrats did so.
While some polling reflects broad approval of a vaccine mandate, its actual enforcement will prove to be the single biggest blunder of the error-prone Biden Administration.
We all like to zero in on each day’s tracking polls in the news to see how Biden is doing (particularly lately). But we need to check each day’s ratings for reasons other than ghoulish curiosity. The fact is that each day’s ratings for a president directly affect his power and ability to deliver on his agenda.