Morning Jolt: Biden Does the Precise Opposite of Bringing Americans Together

On the menu today: There's no sugarcoating it — President Biden just unilaterally decided to make taxpayers pick up the at-minimum $300 billion bill for unpaid student loans, a move that nearly 60 percent of Americans think will make inflation worse. Even a former Obama administration official characterizes it as "pouring roughly half [a] trillion dollars of gasoline on the inflationary fire." But what's so particularly galling is that this comes from a president who couldn't stop telling us how much he was determined to unite us and end our angry divisions.

President Unity Strikes Again

I'm getting awfully sick and tired of political leaders telling us how much they want to unite the country, and then jamming through their unpopular agenda items by any means necessary.

You can't give grandiose speeches about how your preeminent priority is to bring Americans together, and then by executive order decide that taxpayers will be on the hook ...

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WITH JIM GERAGHTY August 25 2022
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WITH JIM GERAGHTY August 25 2022
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Biden Does the Precise Opposite of Bringing Americans Together

On the menu today: There's no sugarcoating it — President Biden just unilaterally decided to make taxpayers pick up the at-minimum $300 billion bill for unpaid student loans, a move that nearly 60 percent of Americans think will make inflation worse. Even a former Obama administration official characterizes it as "pouring roughly half [a] trillion dollars of gasoline on the inflationary fire." But what's so particularly galling is that this comes from a president who couldn't stop telling us how much he was determined to unite us and end our angry divisions.

President Unity Strikes Again

I'm getting awfully sick and tired of political leaders telling us how much they want to unite the country, and then jamming through their unpopular agenda items by any means necessary.

You can't give grandiose speeches about how your preeminent priority is to bring Americans together, and then by executive order decide that taxpayers will be on the hook ...   READ MORE

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