Category Joe Biden
President Joe Biden’s first year in office has led to record low approval ratings. Yet he had done much correctly to this point, but without question much has gone wrong. The media is very much focused on legislative fights and inside DC baseball. Very little of this is meaningful to a polarized electorate which doesn’t […]
Joe Biden has had a rough first year in office Of course, the Biden White House could do better on messaging. Of course, the Biden White House could have done better on COVID testing. Of course, the Biden White House could have done better with its legislative strategy. But none of this is the point. […]
So much of American political discourse these days focuses on a comparison between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton’s views of Government and society. In fact, this week with the clashes over vaccines and mandates, the Jeffersonian (DeSantis) v Hamiltonian (Biden) comparisons have been made. But neither Jefferson nor Hamilton would fit cleanly into the current […]
Note: This piece will be available for the general public on Saturday afternoon So much of American political discourse these days focuses on a comparison between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton’s views of Government. President Donald Trump’s love of Andrew Jackson, the conqueror of Florida for the United States was no secret. Ron DeSantis has […]
Following weeks of rising COVID cases, highlighted by the situation here in Florida where an authoritarian Governor has stood in the way of local governments and the private sector’s efforts to mitigate the spread of the virus, President Biden acted on Thursday. President Biden’s decision to mandate either vaccinations or weekly testing for employee include […]
Kartik Krishnaiyer joins Brook Hines to discuss the media’s war fever in the wake of President Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal. Also discussed is Kartik’s view as to why Ron DeSantis’ COVID-19 handling and creeping authoritarianism makes him most dangerous elected official of his lifetime.
The same cable news networks and talking head-driven Sunday public affairs shows that aided and abetted the US march to war in Iraq with uncritical coverage and overt cheer-leading for the Pentagon are back! The Iraq War is today is most often blamed on Dick Cheney, Tony Blair and the late Don Rumsfeld. Sure they […]
Any false equivalency between Biden and Trump is beyond bonkers- it’s dangerous and threatens western democracy.
Authors note: Portions of this piece have run previously on the site. The content is updated to reflect circumstances in August 2020. The recently completed Democratic National Convention highlighted the Joe Biden I remember – compassionate, caring, feisty and magnanimous. Below I’ll detail Biden’s generally progressive legislative history. However first, as MAGA Republicans have sought […]