President Joe Biden will meet with manufacturers today to discuss the baby formula shortage, but it’s closed to the press. So much for democracy dies in darkness:
— John Roberts (@johnrobertsFox) May 12, 2022
“Sorry moms, the president doesn’t feel like talking to you about the baby formula shortage today”:
Sorry moms, the president doesn't feel like talking to you about the baby formula shortage today. https://t.co/Q0q4JnxhHs
— Kelsey Bolar (Harkness) (@kelseybolar) May 12, 2022
It *IS* unacceptable:
This is unacceptable. The President needs to communicate directly with the public on this critical issue.
— Laura G (@LaurasMiscMovie) May 12, 2022
Sen. Josh Hawley isn’t amused:
Sure. Because the American people don’t need to hear about the baby formula shortage – that’s the Biden line https://t.co/Sz6lNlQC7o
— Josh Hawley (@HawleyMO) May 12, 2022
But did he pinky swear?
Biden's plan for tackling the massive nationwide baby formula shortage is holding an event nobody will see, then putting out a piece of paper SWEARING they're doing something about it.
I don't think that comes as much comfort to desperate parents. https://t.co/c3OBxzjbaZ
— Jake Schneider (@jacobkschneider) May 12, 2022
And then the regime stenographers will dutifully report what’s on this piece of paper:
Absurd. And the broadcast network newscasts (and probably CNN and MSNBC) will totally just report tonight whatever Biden says like they work for Jen Psaki instead of publicly raise hell over this https://t.co/4Qc0vCM3eD
— Curtis Houck (@CurtisHouck) May 12, 2022
Well, we expect it’s because it’s afraid there are no concrete steps these companies can take to rapidly increase the supply:
That’s peculiar, even for JRB.
— Suz Carragher (@TheRedDogInn) May 12, 2022
And then, of course, he doesn’t have to take questions this way:
That's one way to avoid answering questions.
— Darla (@DarlaDene) May 12, 2022
What a coward:
This is the first time the president is speaking on the nationwide baby formula shortage and he's not allowing press in the room https://t.co/UyTBUResMx
— Amber Athey (@amber_athey) May 12, 2022