As Twitchy reported this week, CNN’s Oliver Darcy wrote in his “Reliable Sources” newsletter that senior Biden administration officials had been holding briefings with major newsrooms “as they try to reshape economic coverage.” Poor Chief of Staff Ron Klain is out there tweeting about how the price of gas continues to fall even as the numbers show that inflation is surging at the fastest rate since 1982. Klain and President Biden are trying to get the word out about how the economy is booming, but the media has been failing him in getting the message across.
Now the New York Times is reporting that Biden sees a booming economy, and the White House has no plans to shift the president’s messaging on economic issues despite voters’ concerns over inflation.
“White House officials say they have no plans to shift Biden’s messaging on economic issues, even as poll after poll shows his approval ratings in decline and voter worry over inflation swamping all other views of the economy,” via @jimtankersley https://t.co/1Xbl1JzJFq
— Katie Glueck (@katieglueck) December 11, 2021
“The president has struggled to sell strong growth and job gains,” they write.
Why would they, they have newsrooms in the tank now. https://t.co/q7BAaJymZA
— Stephen L. Miller (@redsteeze) December 11, 2021
Because they're taking the much easier path of shifting the media's messaging. https://t.co/BRjZ3JLuz0
— Caleb Howe (@CalebHowe) December 11, 2021
They already summoned reporters to a briefing and the reporters followed orders to produce more positive media coverage about the economy
— ob1156 (@ob1156) December 11, 2021
Terrific news for the GOP in the midterms. https://t.co/H0iQWK6sZ2
— Chris Pack (@ChrisPack716) December 11, 2021
And this is how you get smoked in the mid terms.
— Kyle Addison (@949_Kyle) December 11, 2021
Definitely stick with that https://t.co/QdjHr9lcjN
— Kyle Raccio (@kyleraccio) December 11, 2021
Just keep failing…
— Andrew Follett (@AndrewCFollett) December 11, 2021
— Proud LGB supporter! (@barfythedog) December 11, 2021
— PopulistRightUSA (@mmmkay68974888) December 11, 2021
— John Burke (@JBurkeNation) December 11, 2021
— NRCC (@NRCC) December 11, 2021
Yeah that’ll work. https://t.co/pvSboPx9tW
— 🔴 𝙿𝚘𝚞𝚗𝚌𝚎𝚛𝙽𝙲 (@PouncerNC) December 11, 2021
“Vote for me because you’re too dumb to see how great I’m doing” is a pitch-perfect message for the midterms https://t.co/n8rDVrjmks
— Logan Dobson (@LoganDobson) December 11, 2021
No reason to change the messaging. Liberal kids love living in a world of rainbows and unicorns.
The rest of us? Not so much. https://t.co/sraCzkXvlA
— Jessa G. (@SweetGaelicGirl) December 11, 2021
— Mike Berg (@MikeKBerg) December 11, 2021
This is good news for the midterms. Let’s hope the White House sticks to this winning strategy.
Gaslighting CLOWN! Ron Klain tries REALLY hard to pretend Biden is making gas prices go down but ain’t NOBODY having any OF it https://t.co/TWqMZsOzch
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) December 10, 2021