It’s the Mental Health System, Stupid
In the 1992 presidential election of George H.W. Bush versus Bill Clinton, Clinton’s campaign strategist James Carville coined the phrase, “It’s the economy, stupid.” Bush reneged on his previous campaign promise, “Read my lips, no new taxes,” and raised taxes, sending America into a recession as he was asking for a second term in the White House. Clinton deftly highlighted the failing economy in his successful presidential campaign.
While this strategy could be a winner in this fall’s midterm elections, and likely again in the 2024 presidential election, the reality is that Democrats and Republicans both screw up the economy. The difference is that Democrats promise and follow through on their disastrous policies, while Republicans talk a good game on the campaign trail and then renege on most of their promises. The net result can be summarized as Republicans bad, Democrats worse.
Instead, why are not politicians of either stripe talking about a problem that is apparent almost
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