Professor explains why Biden polling dismally in spite of 'robust economy'

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Steven F. Hayward, a professor and author, suggested successful an op-ed for nan New York Post that contempt beardown economical numbers, President Biden has debased ratings because nan system mightiness not beryllium benefiting astir Americans.

"Biden should use from what’s usually nan azygous astir important facet successful determining whether an incumbent president is re-elected: a robust economy," he wrote, noting beardown unemployment rates, a emergence successful user assurance and easing inflation. "Below nan header economical numbers are indicators nan wide system whitethorn not beryllium beardown aliases benefiting astir Americans."

Hayward noted that family indebtedness was connected nan emergence and truthful could bespeak Americans were spending much to support up pinch higher prices. 

"Millennials successful peculiar — group betwixt nan ages of 30 and 39 — are falling down successful indebtedness payments astatine a overmuch higher complaint than different groups," he wrote.

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"A batch of nan header prosperity of nan infinitesimal is nan consequence of old-fashioned Keynesian-style authorities outlays, and we should not beryllium amazed Biden’s blowout multitrillion-dollar spending spree is juicing nan economy," Hayward continued. 

A Fox News poll from November recovered 78% of voters complaint nan system negatively, including 47% who picture it arsenic being successful "poor" condition, compared to April 2021, erstwhile 28% said conditions were poor. 

Hayward said that nan president's spending is "skewed towards nan rich," and wrote that a "disproportionate amount" of occupation maturation successful 2023 came from authorities jobs. 

"In different words, nan top-line prosperity of nan system is not being wide distributed, which is Democratic Party dogma," Hayward said. "It’s 1 logic caller polls show Trump starring Biden by 25 points connected which campaigner is thought to beryllium a amended steward of nan economy."

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Voters person been sounding nan siren connected nan system for respective months, which has been met pinch confusion from governmental experts and nan Biden administration.

"Things are getting amended and group deliberation things are going to get worse — and that’s nan astir vulnerable portion of this," Democratic pollster Celinda Lake precocious told nan Associated Press. 

Lake besides said that voters want prices to fall, not conscionable inflation. "Honestly, I’m benignant of mystified by it," she told nan media outlet.

Democratic strategist James Carville said Wednesday that Democrats should extremity telling voters that nan system is bully and fto them acquisition it for themselves. 

"People unrecorded successful an system and they consciousness it," Carville said connected CNN Wednesday. "And we cognize from nan Clinton years and we cognize from nan Obama years that it takes a batch — you person to spell beautiful heavy into a betterment wherever group are emotion it."

Carville said that Biden should "talk astir things they've done to thief families header pinch cost-of-living increases, for illustration nan medicine narcotics aliases releasing nan strategical petroleum reserve aliases different things that they've done to clear up nan proviso chain." 

Fox News' Jeffrey Clark contributed to this report.