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The awesome stakes of Joe Biden’s presidency

6 mins | Jan 23, 2021
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Janan Ganesh: not since 1945 has more rested on a new US leader. "A man whose selling point was his nondescriptness, and an implied promise of respite between the stress of Trump and a bolder Democrat to come, will have to do more. His expansive schemes for fiscal relief and pandemic control suggest that he understands this. But they are schemes. He, and liberal democracy itself, will be judged on a factor that has been elusive over the past two decades: competence." Ganesh opines in his Financial Times column.

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