George Will: Election Results Should Move Both Parties to Introspection—Journalists, Too

From a Washington Post column by George F. Will headlined “Election results should move both parties to introspection. Journalists, too.”

In a pre-election flourish, President Biden bragged to Floridians that this year’s 8.7 percent increase in Social Security benefits is the largest in four decades. That is true — because of the cost-of-living adjustment. Inflation is the highest in four decades. Biden’s thank-me-for-inflation plea exemplified his autumn struggles, which called to mind the title of Stevie Smith’s poem “Not Waving but Drowning.”