It may not be the biggest political story of the week just passed; but it is certainly the biggest of the yet very young 2024 campaign season. As today’s title indicates, I’m wondering if I’m overestimating the electorate.
Mentioning, albeit briefly, the previously unmentioned. That’s what today is all about.
Fox News, (I think I’m going to have to start putting the word “news” in scare quotes when preceded by “Fox”), was the first to selectively tell the story in “shock”. A few days back the child poverty rate for 2022 was publicly reported. In 2021 it was a historic low of 5.2%, in 2022 it skyrocketed to 12.4%. The right wing media immediately and dramatically implied that Joe Biden was the cause. Sarcastically I’ll say, “Not exactly!”
Sunday, I set the kickoff 2024 GOP debate to be recorded on my TV. I decided that I would not watch it live nor make it the next day’s article’s topic. I may or may not watch it down the road and I don’t feel the least bit guilty about my decision.
I suspect I’ll be spending a good part of this week on either indictment watch or indictment analysis so I wanted to catch up on a few items first.