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Matthew Yglesias

Develop a healthier emotional relationship with Joe Manchin

14 mins | Mar 29, 2022
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Should US Democrats all be thankful to Joe Manchin? West Virginia's senior senator is the progressives' MVP. He's constantly saying and doing things that facilitate legislation or slow the erosion of democratic political institutions. However, no one is above criticism, and just because he is objectively valuable to progressive causes doesn't mean that he has to be a progressives' favourite person. Even though many are glad that he's still in office, in this instalment of Slow Boring, Matthew Yglesias explains why it's one of his life goals to try and convince Joe Manchin that he is wrong about the filibuster and misreads the evidence on child allowances.
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