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What Historians Think of the Joe Biden-Jimmy Carter Comparisons

1 month ago   |   By Time

In the lead-up to the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act -a law securing the biggest climate investment in U.S. history and leading to lower prescription drug costs for seniors, which President Joe Biden is set to sign this week-one particular comparison point loomed large over Biden's economic agenda: President Jimmy Carter .
For months, conservative-leaning politicians and news outlets have derisively compared him to his predecessor. Senator Tom Cotton, an Arkansas Republican, quipped on Twitter on July 28 that “Jimmy Carter has a defamation case against anyone comparing him to Joe...
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