Brand-Aid: Democ­rats wor­ry Bide­nomics is a los­ing mes­sage

Sup­port­ers of Pres­i­dent Joe Biden are begin­ning to wor­ry that his eco­nom­ic plat­form isn’t work­ing, at least not as a win­ning 2024 cam­paign mes­sage.
For months, the pres­i­dent and top sur­ro­gates focused his reelec­tion effort around “Bide­nomics,” the reclaimed nick­name for his col­lec­tive spend­ing bills and eco­nom­ic poli­cies, despite his eco­nom­ic polling remain­ing firm­ly under­wa­ter.
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The Biden team’s argu­ment, dat­ing back to ear­ly 2023, has been that as more parts of the Infla­tion Reduc­tion Act, bipar­ti­san infra­struc­ture law, and CHIPS and Sci­ence Act are imple­ment­ed, the more down­stream ben­e­fits house­holds will see, rais­ing Biden’s eco­nom­ic pro­file in the process.
How­ev­er, a recent poll from NBC News showed just 38% sup­port Biden’s eco­nom­ic stew­ard­ship, a low point for his near­ly three years in office.
Appre­hen­sion over Bide­nomics is also caus­ing the pres­i­dent to bleed sup­port from a crit­i­cal com­po­nent of his win­ning 2020 coali­tion: vot­ers under 45 years old.
A poll pub­lished Wednes …