Monday, December 14, 2020

Modest Expectations

I actually had pretty modest hopes for the Obama administration, or at least what I thought were pretty modest. I didn't expect a revolution. A bit more nudging things in the right direction. At least not moving backwards. But even leaving out the particulars of the response to the Great Recession, ... my expectations were not met.

For an example, "we" shouldn't have to fight to stop a Dem president from cutting Social Security. And yet...