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away inflation and rising interest rates as “not our fault,” the result would seem to be foreordained.
Then there is the matter of race.
Is it a winner for the Democrats in 2022 to be seen as the party of tearing down statues of Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and Lewis and Clark, of requiring that schoolchildren be indoctrinated in the tenets of “systemic racism” and “white privilege,” and learn about how their ancestors were slave-owners and their grandparents cousins or friends of Jim Crow?
As for the progressives’ agenda, the For the People Act, the John Lewis Voting Rights Act and the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act could all wind up dead on the Senate floor alongside Sen. Bernie Sanders $6 trillion plan for remaking America in the image of Norman Thomas.
All killed by filibusters bravely defended by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV).
Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of “Nixon’s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever.” To find out more about Patrick Buchanan and read features by other Creators writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators website at www.creators. com.