Posted BY: Christopher Chantrill
Let’s “fisk” an article by Jonathan Chait in New York magazine on “The Democrats’ Failure is Complete.” Chait begins with
Joe Biden once dreamed of an FDR-size domestic-reform agenda.
Really? With a 50-50 Senate and a 13-vote majority in the House? What planet was it again?
But the collapse of negotiations in Congress…
Oh no! How could that happen?
…losing its chance to address any domestic social need in an enduring way,
Really? Do you Democrats really believe, cross your heart and hope to die, that you have ever addressed “any social need in an enduring way?”
…the administration is also having imperiled its global leadership on climate change and a global corporate minimum tax, two measures that hinged on Biden getting his own country’s house in order.