Joe Biden is being compared to America’s Founding Fathers, and it isn’t because they appear to share the same birth year.
It is still up for debate on who has more mental cognition currently.
Far-left magazine Salon is comparing Biden to the Founding Fathers saying that Biden is misunderstood by his peers like the Founding Fathers, and is in fact a once in a generation “visionary,” The Daily Wire reports.
Writer Matthew Rozsa made the case, “From the start of his administration, he has pushed for an ambitious economic program: expanded access to health care, major investments in job creation, financial assistance to parents, accelerated development of green energy and other steps to address climate change… To this point, the political fates have cursed Joe Biden with the same bad luck that afflicted Washington, Jefferson, Hamilton and other founding fathers at their most ambitious but least effective — but without granting him anything close to their storied accomplishments or historical legacy.”
As a historian, I can find no similarities among Jefferson, Washington and Biden. This is pure fiction on the part of the Salon reporter. Biden has no leadership skills and has been in government service for 47 years with no progress for the people but enriched himself.
Biden’s approval rating is below 40% and most conservatives see Biden as worse than Jimmy Carter and maybe the worst president of all time.
“Washington and Jefferson were great leaders,” tweeted Gary Pettis. “Can you deny that? History will remember Joe Biden to be a weak leader who handled self-created crises ineptly. He’s like Carter, which proves that Progressive Democrats talk a good game to the middle class but they can’t govern.”
Rozsa charitably admits that without the founding fathers, “the United States would not exist today,” and acknowledges that Jefferson was a “complicated genius.” But just like Biden, he writes, Jefferson had many progressive ideas that got shot down by small-minded contemporaries.
“Jefferson’s inability to realize his economic vision doesn’t detract from his overall legacy, but it certainly offers some perspective on how even revered statesmen can have important ideas that go nowhere,” Rozsa writes.
Maybe history will prove Rozsa correct, but the odds do not appear to be in his favor.