I feel as if the same people who in early 2020 were angrily scolding me that Biden was the only choice because only he could make deals with Republicans will angrily tell be Biden is blameless here because Republicans cannot be moved.
For example, among many others, Joe Biden told me that.
Look: I voted for Biden. I’m glad he’s president instead of fascist shit-for-brains. But his whole thing was that he’d bring Republicans around, that they’d come to their senses as soon as Trump left. Now he needs to deliver on that plan, or change plans to deliver another way.
It’s not just ok for us to expect our leaders to deliver for us, it’s our duty to demand it.
I thought Biden was going to lose for sure. I was wrong about that. Glad I was! Happy to admit it!

I thought he was wrong to believe Republicans would come around. And he was wrong! I’d like to see him admit it and stop trying a failed strategy. I’d like to see a better one.

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