Former Barack Obama political adviser David Axelrod is advising Democrats to stop blaming inflation and the price of fuel on Vladimir Putin and his invasion of Ukraine.
Americans don’t believe it, anyway, he said on the “Hacks on Tap” podcast.
“They know that we had inflation before this,” Axelrod said. “They know that prices were high before this. They haven’t dialed this in quite right yet. You can’t blame everything in the economy on Putin.”
At her weekly news conference Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the government is doing “everything we can to minimize the Putin price hike at home.”
“Since he started amassing troops earlier this year, the price at the pump has gone up 75%,” she said.
NOW – Pelosi: “We’re doing everything we can to minimize the Putin price hike at home.”pic.twitter.com/0CCjw3WPjX
— Disclose.tv (@disclosetv) March 17, 2022
However, inflation and the price of gasoline has been on the rise the entire Biden presidency.
They said there wouldn’t be inflation
Then they said it would be transitory
Then they blamed it on supply bottlenecks
Then they blamed it on greedy corporations
Then they blamed it on oil & energy
Now they blame it on Russia
When will they blame the Fed & monetary policy? https://t.co/nugzlBVY9E
— Caleb Franzen (@CalebFranzen) March 11, 2022
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