When it comes to demagoguery, Democrats are utterly shameless. They don’t tell the truth much, either. If you’re looking for integrity, you won’t find much of that in the Democrat Party. Alfredo Ortiz’s article lays out the details nicely.

Ortiz wrote “House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said last week that ‘the evidence shows that most of the economic gains continue to benefit those already well-off.’ House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer claimed, ‘wages aren’t growing fast enough to allow millions of workers to keep pace and feel that real economic security is within reach.’ And Sen. Cory Booker broadly asserted that ‘Americans are struggling.'”

Then he wrote “Start with unemployment rates, which are at or near record lows for Hispanic, black, female, and young workers. The unemployment rate for Americans without a high-school education, supposedly a group that’s been shafted in today’s economy, is hovering near a record low. The rate for those with disabilities has fallen by more than 20 percent over the last year to a mere 6.3 percent — the lowest level on record.”

These Democrats pretend that the economy isn’t helping anyone outside the top 1% but these Democrats know that they’re lying. Democrats know that they don’t stand a chance in 2020 if people think that they’re doing well. That’s what’s leading to the Democrats talking like we’re living in ‘soup line America’, a mythical place where nobody’s getting a fair shake and where evil corporations get all the benefits of the tax cuts.

Then look at wages. While average wages have been growing at about 3.2 percent for several months now, they’ve been increasing even faster for middle-class production and nonsupervisory workers. Last year, wage growth was 6.5 percent for the 10th percentile of workers with the lowest incomes — about double the overall average. Contrast this wage growth to the paltry 2 percent average under President Obama.

It’s at points like this that I like to highlight the fact that consumer is near an all-time high. The reason I like highlighting that is because people aren’t confident if they’re worried that they’re about to get laid off or if they think that they won’t get a raise anytime soon. In other words, people are feeling the effects of the tax cuts and they aren’t worried about getting laid off anytime soon.

This is what President Trump is fighting against:

Let’s be honest. This economy is helping lots of people in every sector of the economy. Blue collar workers are experiencing the fastest wage gains of anyone. More small businesses are getting created. Income earned outside the US is flooding back in.

Finally, Democrats are establishing an impossible benchmark. They’re finding a person here or there that isn’t doing well. Since when did any economy literally help everyone? Further, I’d ask how President Obama’s handling of the economy compare with President Trump’s. Job growth was ok but economic growth and wage growth were pathetic.

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