Commentary: Elect Biden, then give him power – HEDGE accordingly

This January, if Biden enters the White House, he’ll inherit a humongous mess — and not just because the place is rife with the coronavirus.Many people worry that a Biden administration won’t accomplish much. At a time that cries out for systemic change, Biden is a longstanding centrist.Yet the two presidents who brought us the most important progressive legislation of the 20th century were also longstanding centrists who inherited giant messes. Critically, both of those presidents — Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson — faced pressure by mass movements shortly after they were elected….

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HEDGE accordingly