Trump and his followers are celebrating a 33.1% growth rate for the US economy. Touting this number in a vacuum is like Spinal Tap’s Nigel Tufnel showing off the amplifier that goes to eleven. As usual, glorifying Trump’s accomplishments requires either ignorance or misdirection.
Joe Biden summed up the bottom line. “We are in a deep hole and President Trump’s failure to act has meant that third-quarter growth wasn’t nearly enough to get us out.”