Editor’s Pick: Daily Caller on Media Trying to Defend Biden Economy

April 29th, 2022 10:52 AM

On Thursday, The Daily Caller’s social issues and culture reporter Laurel Duggan observed: “Mainstream media outlets are pushing the narrative that the economy is running smoothly under President Joe Biden, mimicking his Thursday morning statement that the economy is still resilient.” That despite poor GDP numbers showing “the U.S. economy contracted 1.4% in the first quarter of 2021.”

“Media outlets padded their stories about the economic nosedive with reassurances about strong consumer spending and continued investment, closely aligning with comments made by Biden,” Duggan pointed out. She particularly highlighted: “A New York Times article suggested the economy was actually performing well in 2022, and blamed the slowdown on COVID-19.”

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