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Are you better off now than you were four years ago?

Ronald Reagan's slogan when he ran for President famously asked "are you better off now than you were four years ago?" So, we're asking you that today: Are you better off now than you were four years ago? Over the past four years, President Trump has overseen an administration that has actively distanced itself from our allies, while cozying up to authoritarian regimes like Russia and North Korea. Trump has withdrawn the United States from climate change agreements, nuclear weapon limitation agreements and, most recently, withdrew from the World Health Organization. His botched response to the coronavirus pandemic has wiped out stock gains from the past few years and pushed unemployment into historic levels. Other countries have managed to mitigate the extent of the impact we have seen. However, Trump and his actions are a Rorschach test of sorts—depending on whether or not you align with Trump, you can see the same action as a direct attack on American ideals, or the epitome of American ideals. Are you better off now than you were four years ago?

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President Trump has spent more time in the past four years undoing Obama's legacy than creating his own. Now that we're coming close to the end of his term, we can take a look back and see his actual accomplishments: there aren't many. Trump's actual legacy is that he has wreaked havoc on American institutions, values, and ideals. He has diminished the stature of the United States as a world leader. 

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However, from a Republican perspective, Trump has done a lot for the party, and by extension, the nation. Trump has appointed 196 new judges (in the tweet below he inflates the actual number) during his term, which has been a top Republican agenda item. He also appointed two Supreme Court Justices and was able to pass major deregulation and tax cuts when Republicans still held the House of Representatives. All of these policies add up to a very productive term for Republicans—that's why many Trump supporters are sticking with him. In their eyes, he's taking care of the job that they elected him to do. 

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FINAL RESULTS
Politics
Are you better off now than you were four years ago?
A festive crown for the winner
#BetterOffFourYearsAgo
#BetterOffNow