The old “its the economy, stupid” line is relevant now. But I think there is another way to look at it. I think the line could be tweaked to “It’s the economics, stupid“. Bad economics don’t work and they don’t help the economy..
The economics of big spending don’t work. It is not just the economy, its the entire bad economics they use. Saying “it’s the economy” doesn’t do it justice. They’d like to try to fix the economy by applying bad economics. What once was a theme and the major problem is not the same today. The economy is just one part of the whole problem. Today its so much more than the economy.
Dems will say they want to get the debt under control, but by spending more money. According to Obama and Krugman & company, the problem is we didn’t spend enough money. Besides, votes are expensive too.
‘No budget – no worry.’ If they are looking for a new slogan, that one would work today. On top of that, people are asking questions and looking for the jobs and recovery this guy promised, with all his freewheeling spending plans. Heaven knows he’s spent enough. Explain that they can’t. How can you make the guy who is out of work feel a little better so he’ll vote for you? That is their quandary. The prescription is Joe Biden.
So instead of dealing with the economics, we get Biden reducing it to a nice bumper sticker, telling people:
“We are better off… You want to know whether we’re better off?” Biden said to a cheering crowd of about 3,500 people in downtown Detroit. “I’ve got a little bumper sticker for you: Osama bin Laden is dead and General Motors is alive.” – cbs news
That bumper sticker also reveals their entire strategy for 2012. We’re supposed to think that GM is the economy, or that their failed economics work. Those two things were to assure his reelection. We hear from accounts of the bin Laden raid that was part of the politics of the bin Laden decision — or indecision at times. Then they wasted no time rolling out the White House account. So what if details differ with it? We knew that behind the decisions or schemes of this prez was always his reelection strategy. And now its the bumper sticker for his campaign, surprise.
Joe Biden and Barack Obama are better off today, not the average family that has lost net worth and income.
Then Joe went further to distract from the truth. He set his laser to attack mode as only Joe can.
Of Romney and vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan, he said, “They don’t believe in your very right to bargain. … They view you, the working men and women of America, as the problem. You’re the solution in America.”
Let me get this straight Romney and Ryan (and the whole GOP for the sake of argument) believe “working men and women of America” are the problem? I thought Obama was the master of the straw man. But then that is his answer to the problems, more specious reasoning and bad economics. Romney wants to reduce the burdens on people and the middle class and he’s against working men and women? Old Joe can’t see or admit the problem unions dug us into, but that is “working men and women of America” to Biden.
Here’s their secret formula: 1 part blame worked into a lather and spread around generously, 1 part specious reasoning, and 2 parts bad enconomics = the solution. They sometimes alter the recipe but that’s the basic one.
All we get from Obama and his minions is the blame game. As if fixing blame on anyone else corrects the problem. The only critical thing is they don’t blame him. A CEO has to be accountable for the company under them but not the president. More dangerous ideology from the grand masters of demagoguery.
And if people really believe the politics and the party is about them, they are the big losers.
Ref atricle: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-57505234-503544/biden-we-are-better-off-bin-laden-is-dead-and-general-motors-is-alive/?