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Sun May 3, 2020, 01:45 PM May 2020

"Are you better off than you were four years ago?" - Ronald Reagan

It didn't matter what the reasons were, but Ronald Reagan was going to blame Jimmy Carter for it. The inflation left over from the Vietnam War. The corruption that was in Watergate. The first oil embargo under Gerald Ford. The effects and repercussions from those events belonged to Jimmy Carter when he became President.

What if there is still a pandemic going on in November? What if the unemployment rate is 20%+? What if the country is sliding into depression? Can it all be blamed on a "natural disaster", which seems to be the way they are headed? Or will they try to blame it on the Democratic Governors?

Or will they just try to tear down their opponent so they are on equal footing?

Or all of the above?

The question will remain: Are you better off than you were 4 years ago?

The answer is: Of course not!

But we live during a moment of cult worship and alternate realities. Nothing is predictable with the cult or its leader.

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