Although the Biden administration is currently facing multiple dilemmas like record-high inflation, soaring gas prices, and a baby formula shortage, President Joe Biden has been persistent that Americans are somehow better off than they were under former President Donald Trump. Praising the economy, Biden recently stated, “Since I took office, families are carrying less debt. A recent survey from the Federal Reserve found that more Americans feel financially comfortable than any time since the survey began in 2013.”
While the President claimed Americans were thriving, conservative reporter Savanah Hernandez decided not to challenge Biden’s words, but instead, to ask Americans.
In the video, which is featured below, Hernandez simply asked how they felt with the current economy, administration, and the cost of living. Not surprising, but all of the people the reporter spoke too, had an entirely different take about America and the economy. One individual said, “It really hurts America with the gas prices. Because for one, we have to get to work. And if we can’t get to work and we have to spend all our money on gas then we’re going to work and you can’t pay your bills. So it’s an endless circle of endless debt.”
Another person added, “Everybody’s gonna go into debt, you know, sooner or later, because, like, what’s happening now is everybody is feeling the heat from you know, every angle of the society. So yeah, I feel like no, it’s not true.”
Other comments included:
- “Like, that’s ridiculous. You know, I’m saying salaries aren’t going up. So how are we supposed to make the difference in income and rent? Doesn’t make sense.”
- “We’re not financially stable, comfortable or nothing like that. But when Trump was in office, I was feeling really good.”
- “I’ve missed daddy-T Trump, like, I respect him, because he was real about his opinion even though I didn’t always agree with him, but he kept it real with us. We know what it was gonna help you. Like, things was better, like the economy was better.”
- “He just misunderstood. He kind of like a Kanye. But, you know, he might say stuff the wrong way sometimes or have a wrong approach – wrong wordplay. But I mean, he means well as a collective, as a people. You know what I’m saying, he cares.”
What made most of the responses so interesting was the fact that Hernandez was adamant about not making it a Trump versus Biden conversation, but as she admitted, “All right, so every single time they come out and they do these videos, it’s not my intention to make it a Trump versus Biden thing. But all of the responses always call for Trump to be back in office and for Biden to get out because people can not handle the economic and financial hardships of this administration.”
This piece was written by Zach Heilman on June 10, 2022. It originally appeared in RedVoiceMedia.com and is used by permission.
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