Since President Trump took office, the economy is booming, according to such reliable sources as federal agencies, analysts and data from the private sector.
That may not be good enough for the press, however.
The news media are seeking to “rewrite history” to credit former President Barack Obama for this feat, says one major business publication.
“The stronger the economy gets under Trump, the more desperate his critics are to hand credit over to Obama. Even if that entails changing the past,” says an Investor’s Business Daily editorial. “A recent New York Times story says it all: ‘An economic upturn begun under Obama is now Trump’s to tout’.”
Things were not always thus...