Today’s Campaign Update, Part II
(Because The Campaign Never Ends)
I’m old enough to remember when the fake news media assured us a recession was imminent. – When was that, like, February? I’m even old enough to remember when Obama his own self and his evil minions constantly assured us that consistent 3% or better economic rate of growth was just no longer possible, and that a 0%-2% economy was the “new normal”.
Remember those days? Yeah, bad times…bad times….
Well, sorry, lefties, but the Trump economy just keeps rolling right along. The Commerce Department released the economic data for the first quarter, and Boom!, the Trump agenda delivered 3.2% growth for those three months. And, given that the initial GDP numbers have so far suspiciously been consistently understated during this Administration – unlike the previous 8 years, when they were consistently overstated – we can feel pretty certain that the revised number released a month from now will show the economy grew at an even faster rate than that.
Even better, the GDP number caught all the “experts” off-guard, a fact that should surprise no one. Here’s how Bloomberg put it in its story this morning:
U.S. economic growth accelerated by more than expected in the first quarter on a big boost from inventories and trade that offset a slowdown in consumer spending, bolstering hopes that growth is stabilizing after its recent soft patch.
Gross domestic product expanded at a 3.2 percent annualized rate in the January-March period, according to Commerce Department data Friday that topped all forecasts in a Bloomberg survey calling for 2.3 percent growth. That followed a 2.2 percent advance in the prior three months.
Who are these “experts” and why are they always “surprised” or “caught off-guard” when the real economic numbers are produced? More to the point, when will our fake news media stop regarding people who are always, without exception, wrong and surprised by reality as being “experts”?
So, the liberal tears will begin flowing anew today, since the only real chance any Democrat has of defeating President Donald Trump in the 2020 election would be for the economy to fall into a deep recession. Today’s report shows that the economy just keeps steaming ahead, despite the best efforts of Democrats in congress and in various state governments to slow it down.
For the radical left, these Trump years are the worst of times. For real Americans, they are the best of times. Here’s a scene of real Americans celebrating today’s economic news:
Some of life’s truths are immutable.
That is all.
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