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Having convinced a sufficient number of voters that MAGA Republicans constitute the single greatest threat to our “democracy” to minimize his party’s losses in the midterms, President Joe Biden has seized upon a new narrative.
He’s gone all in on telling Americans the GOP plans to go after their Social Security and Medicare entitlements.
And, naturally, he used his State of the Union address to really drive home this message. Biden warned, “Instead of making the wealthy pay their fair share, some Republicans want Medicare and Social Security to sunset.”
Biden was referring to a plan introduced last year by Florida Sen. Rick Scott to sunset all federal laws after five years. Scott is not campaigning for an end to Social Security. But just as the defense budget must be examined and renewed annually, he believes every government program should be reviewed on a regular basis.
According to the New York Post, Scott’s plan has “virtually no support in Congress.” But that hasn’t stopped Biden from using it as the basis of his new line of attack against all Republicans.
Republicans reacted to his utter fabrication on Tuesday with a chorus of boos that was punctuated by Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s widely reported shout of “liar.”
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