Is Biden Really the Lincoln of Our Time?
What lies ahead? Having raised the stakes in this fight, Biden has raised the cost of his likely
defeat. Out of this will come anger at Biden among progressives for his not going public to demand suspension of the filibuster, rage at Manchin and Sinema and other Democratic senators who secretly back retention of the filibuster, another victory for Mitch McConnell, and more lost time for the bigger items on the Biden agenda.