The dangerous passivity of the moderate Democrats
Smile less, talk more. The 117th Congress may end up collapsing into a COVID relief bill with not much else to show. In this instalment of Slow Boring, Matthew argues that American politics are living a dangerous moment, with centrist-Democrats having the power to create change but are instead being passive and careless over handling issues relating to revenue-raising ideas, or increasing the US social safety net.
From Matthew Yglesias