According to the White House, a Fourth of July cookout will cost 16 cents less in 2018 than it would have in 2020. A lot has happened since then, according to a Washington Free Beacon investigation.
Since May, inflation has been above 5%, and the supply chain problem has wreaked havoc on transportation expenses. “Thanksgiving 2021 might be the costliest feast in the history of the celebration,” the New York Times said. According to experts, increasing costs and supply shortages are expected to disrupt the Christmas season for millions of Americans.
Since the end of June, consumer prices for meat, poultry, fish, and eggs have climbed by about 10%. Consumer prices rose 1.8% in July, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
According to the RealClearPolitics polling average, Joe Biden’s job approval rating was 52.3% on July 1 but is presently at 42% as of Oct. 27. At the same time, the proportion of Americans who disapprove of his job performance has risen from 43% to 52%.
Furthermore, on Biden’s watch, more nearly 327,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 since January. That’s nearly 35,000, higher than the number of Americans killed in battle during WWII. Biden claimed during the campaign that a president who presided over a “thousand fatalities a day” should “not continue” in office.
He is also being chastised for the botched Afghan pullout, which led to the deaths of 13 military men. Despite his most outstanding efforts to avoid public appearances, Biden raises questions about his mental health.
According to the reports this year, seven Democratic members of Congress have announced their retirements, including four in August and three in October. Given the Democratic Party’s razor-thin majority in both chambers, the GOP would only need to pick up a few seats to retake control of both legislatures and effectively ruin Biden’s chances of executing his radical left-wing agenda.