Commentary by management consultant Michael Wade on Leadership, Ethics, Management, and Life
Jacobin magazine: On the Left's need to oppose a Biden administration.
With an electorate almost 50% against him, lack of control in the Senate, a slim majority in the house, and voters who were more united in voting against his opponent than voting for him, Biden doesn't exactly have a mandate.with Trump losing and many of his supporters feeling he was cheated out of the win, I imagine in two and then again in four years his supporters will be ultra energized. Compared with a divided Democrat party, half of them will be dissatisfied since Biden will either be too liberal or not liberal enough, and you could easily see in four years a Republican candidate sweeping in with majorities in the House and Senate. Who knows, maybe taking a step back is the best way to take the leap forward after all.
Dan,Those are interesting points.I think it is in Biden's interest to support a review of the election results in order to provide stronger assurance that the will of the people has been reflected in the results.Governing without that clarification will be very difficult.Michael
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