Marion McKeone in America

Donald Trump’s legal dramas have drowned out Joe Biden’s solid economic results

By most measures the US economy is doing very well, but the message doesn’t seem to be cutting through the noise

US president Joe Biden. For weeks now, he has been touting his economic and legislative successes. But it seems as though no one is listening Picture: Getty

If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? The conundrum that bedeviled 19th century philosophers and 20th century physicists could be applied to Joe Biden’s 21st century quandry.

If Bidenomics delivers a humming economy, but Americans still feel poor and disgruntled, is it working?

Back in 1992, James Carville, Bill Clinton’s larger than life campaign strategist, coined the phrase ‘it’s the economy, stupid’; ...