No One Wants a Recession (Wink)

Washington Free Beacon | 8/21/2019 | David Rutz
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Media fixation on a possible recession hit a fever pitch over the last week, with "recession fears" dominating news coverage following a volatile few days on Wall Street.

While the likelihood of one hitting before next year's election still appears unlikely, that didn't prevent plenty of obvious conventional wisdom being peddled: If the economy hits a major downturn before next year's election, President Donald Trump is probably finished.

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Trump claimed media members are hoping for a recession to occur to damage his re-election hopes, leading to plenty of defensive posturing in the pundit and journalist class.

"No one wants to see a recession," said former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D.).

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"I do not want there to be a recession," said ex-White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci.

"We are due—not celebrating it—but due for a recession," said MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle.

"I just don't think we should be rooting for...
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