(ZEROHEDGE) – The Biden administration could be at the point where they might want to consider calling in the National Guard, or at least via a proxy, having governors deploy Guardsmen to address the mounting supply chain crisis at ports. President Biden's directive last month to stomp out logjams at Southern California ports is failing miserably as a record number of container ships are now anchored offshore.
According to a tweet from Marine Exchange, 111 container ships are anchored outside the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, a new record high. This breaks the prior record of 108 on Oct. 21.
The ugly truth is that congestion at the twin ports, responsible for 40% of all shipping containers entering the U.S., cannot be solved overnight with Biden's 24/7 port directive. It's beginning to look like the directive was nothing more than a political ploy to push the infrastructure bill.
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