Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Explaining that the president was minimizing the contributions of his predecessor while making hyperbolic claims about his administration's own input, experts reportedly criticized President Trump Tuesday for unfairly claiming credit for the rise in economic inequality that occurred under President Obama's watch.

"While Trump is right that economic inequality is increasing under him, he cannot ignore the Obama administration's significant contributions to the current wealth gap," said Brookings Institution senior analyst Gregory Chen, adding that any overview of rising economic inequality must also consider other factors deserving credit, such as banks, technology companies, and other corporations that routinely broke laws and engaged in predatory practices.

At press time, critics also slammed Trump for taking credit for many of the part-time jobs with no benefits and zero job security added to the U.S. economy for which Obama is actually responsible.



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The Onion hooks another fish.

#1 | Posted by oldwhiskeysour at 2018-09-12 01:13 PM | Reply

Does it always have to be about you OWS?

#2 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2018-09-12 01:22 PM | Reply

What does an insufferable asshat do on an anonymous blog when their ideology is responsible for a 33% increase of the deficit in just 12 months, after whining about the deficit for almost a decade

Why post an onion article, of course.

cause you know, "honest" discussion and all that bull

#3 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2018-09-12 01:22 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

Lighten up, Francii, even though sometimes the truth hurts. Let me help you out here:



the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity, mistakes or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues.

#4 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2018-09-12 01:33 PM | Reply

Don't you just love how wong-dongs want everyone else to lighten up?

you wing-dings are nothing but professional Tergiversaters! (ha!)

be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information

#5 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-09-12 03:10 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

That doesn't even apply here, but I am glad you were able to use that new term somewhere, DBoy.

#6 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2018-09-12 03:35 PM | Reply

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