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If Mr. Biden is the godsend and savior that came to us just in the nick of time, why does he sport such a deplorable disapproval rating (approaching 58%), less than twelve months into his 48 month term?

I think the answer to this is 2-fold;

1) Democrats, with small exceptions, are horrible salesmen. Remember when passing the ACA caused a Democrat wipe out in the following election? Then, when people found out Republicans lied and what was really in the bill, it was more popular than the Trump tax cut. Think about that, more popular than a tax cut! Even when Republicans controlled the White House and both chambers of Congress, they didn’t dare eliminate the ACA.

2) it takes time for people to see results.

So now we have a president who took over after a violent failed insurrection with a 50-50 Senate and 2 very conservative Democrats. That would be enough to stop anything from getting done by most politicians.

It hasn’t stopped Biden. Here are just a few of his accomplishments:

- Covid vaccine has been made available to every American. For free. The vaccine is incredibly safe and effective. The vast majority of Covid related deaths are from unvaccinated people who refuse to take it for political reasons.

- Rejoined the Paris Climate Accord and the UN Human Rights Counci.

- Ended the Afghanistan War lasting 20 years and costing 2,500 lives & over $2 trillion dollars. Afghanistan is known as the graveyard of super powers.

- Signed the $1.9 trillion dollar American Rescue Plan, helping individuals, state and local governments and schools. Not one Republican voted for it but that hasn’t stopped them from taking credit for it in their home districts.

- Restored funding to veterans’ mental health programs cut by Trump.

- Provided farmers with debt relief.

- Passed the $1.2 trillion bilateral infrastructure package.

- defeated Trump, an ignorant and dangerous authoritarian who endangers our democracy.

These accomplishments are more than any President has done in the last 60 years. AND, all with a 50-50 Senate. And I think that there will be a BBB bill passed, my best guess around $1 trillion.

Biden is not perfect and there are many things on which I disagree with him.

But overall, he’s done one heck of a job and I think he will be remembered as an incredibly effective president.

When my dad was in his 80’s, I’d ask him how he felt. He would list a few complaints but then end with “But it sure beats the alternative.”

Like a said, he’s not perfect, But he sure beats the alternative!!

AW
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