Manchin Bails out on Biden Build Back Better

Member Group : Keith Naughton

The progressive meltdown over the failure to pass Build Back Better is truly something to behold. How anyone thought Joe Manchin was ever going to swallow the vast grab-bag of progressive demands is almost beyond belief. There’s nothing worse in the world that having ones’ fervent delusions punctured – even if it’s for the better.

And Manchin sinking Build Back Better (BBB) was a political gift to President Biden and the Democrats. But in their fury, the Democratic Party and the activist left are determined to take their revenge on Manchin and immolate themselves in the process. What Democrats are unwilling to see is the fact that BBB is not as popular as the topline polling suggests and that there are much more pressing issues to focus on.

Read the rest of the story in The Hill.