Biden Can’t Be F.D.R. He Could Still Be L.B.J.

Written by Anand Giridharadas 9 November 2020

“President-elect Joe Biden intuited that legions of Americans wanted a return to normal — a restoration, a reversion. The earnest hope in his promise “to restore the soul of America” was that the same country that uplifted Donald Trump and let itself be consumed by internet-fueled culture wars could heed its better angels again” (Anand Giridharadas, 2020).

Publisher: NYT

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Categories: Tools of Democracy, Authoritarianism