It's More Than the Economy

Posted by on June 6, 2019 10:27 pm
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For more than a generation, James Carville’s campaign maxim, “It’s the economy, stupid,” has been held up as an essential truth of American politics.
There’s no denying that a strong economy is an incumbent president’s best friend. Seventy-three percent of voters currently rate the economy as a very important issue. As a result, if the economy remains strong for another 1 1/2 years, many analysts believe President Donald Trump will be favored to win reelection. On the other hand, if a recession hits next year, we will almost certainly have a new president in 2021.
However, recent data about…

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