President Biden Needs to Make His Case for the Economy

 President Biden Needs to Make His Case for the Economy

Passing the rest of Biden’s agenda would certainly clear some runway to start selling it’s economic value to American workers. As Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chair Sean Maloney recently told The New York Times, “My message is ’free Joe Biden.’ That campaign needs to start now before the next crisis takes over the news cycle.” Bound up in delicate and often distracting congressional negotiations, Biden has largely stayed in Washington’s back rooms. This has, arguably, created a vicious cycle for his popularity: He is kept away from the public because he is currently unpopular, but that distance is also helping to drive the perception that he’s asleep at the wheel.

The Biden administration could nevertheless go on offense, touting the ways in which its policies have not only made the economy stronger, but have tilted the balance in favor of workers in historic ways. Much of this argument remains…

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