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Carter, Biden and American Malaise

A comparison of Jimmy Carter and Joe Biden's presidencies reveals similarities in domestic and foreign challenges, spending programs, energy policies, and foreign policy decisions.

  • Jimmy Carter and Joe Biden have similarities in their presidencies, including domestic and foreign policy challenges.
  • Both presidents campaigned as moderates but governed in a more liberal fashion.
  • They both pursued ambitious spending programs that led to inflation.
  • Both presidents damaged America's energy security and turned to government for solutions.
  • Foreign-policy fiascoes weakened America on the world stage during both administrations.
Carter, Biden and American Malaise
A combination of domestic morass and bumbling leadership ties two presidents together across the decades.