Matthew Lynn Matthew Lynn

Why Biden’s inflation plan will fail

Western leaders can’t admit why inflation started in the first place


It sounded impressive at the time. On the last day of May, a whole ten days ago, president Biden laid out a three-part plan for bringing inflation back under control. It consisted of making sure the Federal Reserve was allowed to do whatever it took to control prices, releasing oil and gas reserves to try to bring down the soaring costs of energy, and fixing supply chains to try to make industry and retailing more competitive.

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