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Republicans In Full Panic Mode As Biden’s Approval Rating Nears 60% In New Poll

After only six months in office, President Joe Biden has an approval rating that is flirting with 60%, and Americans are optimistic about the future, according to a new CBS News poll.

The poll, which was released Sunday, shows that 58% of those surveyed say they approve of the job Biden is doing.

 

Only two other presidents have managed higher approval ratings during their first six months in office: Barack Obama and Ronald Reagan.

Other metrics in the poll are also bad news for Republicans, who have been trying since Biden took office to slag him and suggest that he doesn’t know what he’s doing or that his policies are socialist.

Americans are also optimistic when it comes to how they feel about the future, with 52% saying they’re hopeful and 40% indicating they’re scared.

The main issue Biden was hired to deal with — the pandemic — is also a point of strength for the president. Fully 64% say the administration is doing well with battling COVID-19.

As if all that wasn’t bad enough for the GOP, consider the numbers when it comes to the Biden administration’s infrastructure proposals, which are favored by 59% of those surveyed.

And then there’s the matter of personality, where Biden’s predecessor always scored poorly, with 61% reporting they like the way the president handles himself personally.

Americans like and trust Joe Biden. That’s the worst possible news for Republicans because they have no platform of their own and are still under the spell of Donald Trump, who cares only about himself and is taking the GOP down with him.

 

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Jen Psaki Swats Down Fox Reporter For Suggesting Concern About Voting Rights Is ‘Funny’

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki wasn’t about to let Fox News correspondent Peter Doocy make light of voting rights in the United States, and she expertly swatted him down during Wednesday’s daily press briefing.

Doocy began by bringing up Texas Democrats who have left the state to keep Republicans from passing new voting restrictions, asking:

“About voting rights and Texas lawmakers who have come to Washington, do you know of any examples from his thirty six years in the senate that Joe Biden just hopped on a train and left town to avoid a vote that he knew that he was going to lose?”

Psaki replied:

“I think that the president’s view is these Texas legislators were making a statement through action in opposition to efforts in their state to oppose restrictions on people’s fundamental rights and the right to vote in their state. That is why they departed. The vice president met with these legislators yesterday. And the president, I should say, certainly applies their action and outspoken opposition to efforts to put in place restrictive measures in their state.”

That led Doocy to sarcastically respond:

“Maybe it’s funny to think about it that way.”

But the press secretary was having none of it, and she quickly shot Doocy down:

“I don’t think anything about this is funny. I think what is important to note though here is that there are 28 states, including Texas, where there are laws in place or in process to make it harder to vote and it requires bold action, it requires bold voices to speak out against that and make sure people understand their rights.”

Doocy thought he’d try and attack the administration again with this query:

“Does the candidate who is now  president who told people who knew how to make deals with Republicans, he’s meeting with Republicans today, does he think the best way to prevent something that he thinks is back from happening is for lawmakers to be hiding out in a different state or to go back and sit at the table?”

But the press secretary was more than ready for that one, too, telling the Fox flunky:

“The president believes you should work together in areas where you can find agreement, as he is on a bipartisan infrastructure framework that will help rebuild roadways, railways and bridges around our country. Also, that you should be outspoken where you have concerns about affronts to democracy.”

Game, set, and match, Jen Psaki.

Here’s the video of Psaki smacking down Doofus Doocy:

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GOP Congressman: Biden Will Use Door-To-Door Vaccine Program To Confiscate Bibles And Guns

On Tuesday, President Joe Biden announced that the federal government would begin doing “door-to-door” outreach in communities that have very low rates of vaccination for COVID-19.

In his remarks on the program, the president explained the rationale for such a program:

“It’s a year of hard-fought progress. We can’t get complacent now. The best thing you can do to protect yourself and your family and the people you care about the most is get vaccinated.”

But to hear Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) tell it, Biden is sending the feds to confiscate your Bibles and guns.

Speaking to the Right Side Broadcast Network during Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Texas on Friday, Cawthorn remarked:

“The thing about the mechanisms they would have to build to be able to actually execute that massive of a thing — and then think about what those mechanisms could be used for. They could then go door-to-door to take your guns. They could then go door-to-door to take your Bibles.”

WTF?! Guns and Bibles? Really?! Hell, he should have thrown in the TV remote control. Now THAT would outrage an American!

President Biden isn’t going to take away anything from anybody. He just wants to save lives. Granted, that’s hard for a Republican to understand, especially since their so-called “president” let over 400,000 Americans die from COVID-19.

Others also had some thoughts on Cawthorn’s moronic crap:

 

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Right-Wing Media Is Losing It Because Joe Biden Whispered A Response To A Reporter

With all of the news this week, you may have missed a press event President Joe Biden had on Thursday to discuss a bipartisan infrastructure bill that had just been announced by a group of senators.

But what wound up vexing right-wing media figures and commentators the most, according to Newsweek, was that Biden whispered his response on three occasions, clearly trying to make a point with the tone of his voice:

“While answering questions from several reporters about the deal, Biden leaned over his lectern and whispered the responses seemingly to emphasize the key points of the plan and his work as president since being inaugurated on January 20.

“When PBS reporter Yamiche Alcindor asked him about additional relief for families amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Biden leant over the lectern and whispered: ‘I got them $1.9 trillion in relief so far. They’re going to be getting checks in the mail that are consequential this week for childcare.'”

However, to hear right-wing media tell it, the whispering was somehow proof of Biden’s unfitness for office.

Former White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany (who loves to brag about being a “Christian), couldn’t resist mocking the president:

And that was all it took for other right-wingers to pile on and make a mountain out of the proverbial molehill:

Fox News contributor Sean Duffy remarked:

“And to lean forward and, you know, whisper your answers kinda leads me to believe that there is some level of dementia.”

And Fox News contributor Sara Carter sarcastically commented:

“Listen to Biden and let me know if you’re feeling scared.”

Wanna know what really scares me, Sara? When the president of the United States suggests that Americans ingest disinfectant or put light inside their bodies as cures for COVID-19:

“And then I see the disinfectant where it knocks it out in a minute. One minute. And is there a way we can do something like that, by injection inside or almost a cleaning?

“So it’d be interesting to check that.”

How desperate are conservatives to attack Biden no matter what he does? So much so that they’re now whining about whispered responses. Sounds like they need a few shots of Lysol to clear their heads.

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Democrats Are About To Expand Medicare – And The GOP Can’t Do Anything About It

Congressional Democrats are about to pass a truly historic $6 trillion budget that will focus on priorities identified by President Joe Biden as fundamental to making sure the United States addresses the problems facing the nation: Crumbling infrastructure, climate change, and the lack of affordable health care for every American.

According to the Washington Post, most of the discussion is taking place in the Senate, which remains evenly split between Democrats and Republicans, 50-50, with Vice President Kamala Harris casting the tiebreaking vote when needed.

One of the biggest changes would be to Medicare:

“(Democrats) are also considering reconciliation as an avenue to pursue changes to Medicare that would lower the eligibility age to 60 from 65, as well as major reforms that expand its coverage to include vision and dental and seek to lower the cost of prescription drugs, according to the three people familiar with the effort.”

Yes, the plan is to use budget reconciliation for the massive budget package, meaning that Senate Republicans cannot filibuster or block the bill reaching the Senate floor and becoming law.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) says he’s convinced there’s unity among Democrats that will be needed to pass the reconciliation package this summer:

“I think there was universal agreement [that] we have a lot of things we have to do to help the American people, and we have to have unity to do it.”

The Biden budget would be paid for with higher taxes on the wealthiest and corporations:

“The reconciliation package is also expected to open the door for changes to the tax code that raise rates on corporations and high-income earners, the sources said. Biden has sought to unwind the 2017 tax cuts approved under then-President Donald Trump to fund his economic agenda, a position that Republicans vehemently oppose.”

Republicans oppose rescinding the tax cut because it benefits their wealthy contributors who help bankroll their campaigns.

It should also be noted that plans to spend on infrastructure, climate change, and health care are wildly popular with voters, so passing such a budget deal could well benefit Democrats in next year’s midterm elections.

Once again, we see that President Biden, Sen. Schumer, and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi have outmaneuvered Republicans, who stand for nothing but obstruction, whining, and lies.