The media is finally waking up to the sham stats behind Biden’s economy boasts

by James Bovard

“How could Washington’s ‘best and brightest’ be so clueless for so long? After perennially and uncritically repeating President Biden’s false claims about cutting the federal budget deficit, The Washington Post admitted Sunday that Biden will double the deficit this year to $2 trillion. The paper’s elite editors and reporters are mystified that ‘U.S. deficit explodes even as economy grows.’ But did the Beltway get suckered on a Biden boom that exists largely due to sham statistics?” (09/04/23)