Thursday on Twitter, President Donald Trump shared a graph from a Bloomberg article which stated that U.S. Consumer Comfort just reached it’s highest level in over ten years. Of course, Trump took credit for the rise and attributed this news to his special presidential superpowers that enable him to turn around President Barack Obama’s “disastrous” economy in less than three months.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 9, 2017
On Saturday, during a meeting with members of his cabinet at a golf course Trump had this to say about the so-called “mess” Obama left behind:
“The economy is doing very, very well.”
“We really had a mess, and it’s getting straightened out.”
Unfortunately, Twitter wasn’t buying Trump’s cheap magic trick, as numerous users pointed out the obvious.
YES! And looking at the graph we can clearly see that this is a trend that DID NOT start in 2009 but ONLY IN 2017! WIN!
— Christoph Rehage (@crehage) March 9, 2017
are you and I reading the same data?
— Diane Bessel (@drbessel) March 11, 2017
Yeah CR, but those 2008-2016 numbers were fake!
— My Little Record Collection (@MBreidem) March 11, 2017
Obviously you cannot read a graph!
— Roger Corbett (@mariner51) March 12, 2017
It's amazing how it started going up around the time @POTUS44 took office. What a coinkydink huh? 😀
— Joe (@Joeclarkwriter) March 12, 2017
…and your Gallup approval rating is nearing the lowest point in your presidency. SAD! pic.twitter.com/14xwXLvgjB
— William LeGate (@williamlegate) March 9, 2017
You're a desperate man, 45. Did Obama need to Tweet graphs & stats to massage his ego or convince people? No, he did not.
— Mike P Williams 🌹 (@Mike_P_Williams) March 9, 2017
Fixed this for you. Talk about inheriting a disaster huh? pic.twitter.com/hLmry54cij
— Jonny Howle (@JonnyAustinTX) March 10, 2017
Trump is doing what he had done for his entire career as an entrepreneur; he’s benefiting off of other people’s hard work while pretending that he did it all himself. However, people are wise to his con and he will not be able to steal credit from Obama’s economy for the next four years.
Also what our inadequate president fails to realize is that by taking credit for Obama’s work he’s also closing the door for assigning blame should the economy take a turn for the worse during his term. Trump loves to show up after the work is done but is nowhere to be found when the crap hits the fan. Hopefully, the voters will show up at the polls in 2020 to give Trump the “thanks” he rightfully deserves.