Among other things the ARPA presents us with the starkest possible illustration of the difference between the two parties:
President Trump’s first major economic legislation vs. President Biden’s, in @TaxPolicyCenter distributional tables: https://t.co/yq8ZNZM6Cf pic.twitter.com/x0LkoenmgF— Jim Tankersley (@jimtankersley) March 8, 2021
🚨🚨Poorest 20% of Americans estimated to see ~20 percent boost in income from Biden relief plan, particularly due to stimulus payments & CTC, per new Tax Policy Center analysis
Richest 1% to receive income boost of 0%, analysis sayshttps://t.co/2WmwjszTSo— Jeff Stein (@JStein_WaPo) March 8, 2021
I am beginning to question Glenn Greenwald’s repeated assertions that Donald Trump’s Republican Party is the true haven for socialists!
Anyway, some precincts of the American left have spent years arguing that 1)it is impossible for a party that attracts a lot of educated professionals to provide material benefits to the working class and 2)political change is fundamentally driven by the top down by the will of “heroic” presidents, making the outcome of presidential primary contests a matter of near-existential importance. Less than two months into the Biden administration and both theories are deader than Josh Hawley’s conscience.