Read time: 2 minutes

Larry Kudlow Says The Pandemic Is Over And Trump Was Our Savior, Hallelujah!

Trump's economic advisor spoke as if the coronavirus pandemic was over during a pre-recorded speech at the 2020 Republican National Convention.

Larry Kudlow has been doing this shtick since the pandemic began in the United States. That it was a minor event, that it was contained, that there were minor outbreaks in some regions, that the economy was going to bounce back stronger than ever with a V-shaped recovery, yadda yadda yadda. Kudlow is nothing if not consistent with his Pollyannish approach to ignoring reality and/or lying through his teeth about it. But it's still jarring to hear one of these Trump sycophants go on national television and lie so directly and blatantly to the American public.

Kudlow: Hello, folks! You know me from tv and radio. I am Larry Kudlow. Years ago, I worked for Ronald Reagan. More recently, I helped the team craft Donald Trump's economic plan during the campaign. It was a success. Inheriting a stagnant economy on the front end of recession, the program of tax cuts, historical rollback of onerous regulations that crippled small businesses, unleashing energy to become the world's number one producer, and free, fair, and reciprocal trade deals to bolster manufacturing, agriculture, technology, and other sectors.

The economy was rebuilt in three years. Unemployment fell to the lowest rate of 3.5%. Blue-collar, African-Americans, Hispanics, women, all groups benefited enormously. everybody was better off. a rising tide lifted all boats.

Then came a once in 100 year pandemic. It was awful. Health and economic impacts were tragic. Hardship and heartbreak were everywhere. But presidential leadership came swiftly and effectively with an extraordinary rescue for health and safety to successfully fight the covid virus.

Yes, let's all get down on our knees and thank the Lord that Donald Trump was our president during such times of national crisis.

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

More C&L Coverage


New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team