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Adults talking to other adults like adults

I just watched Joe Biden’s full speech last night on his recovery plans:

I know a bunch of us are going to have our quibbles with the plan, and doing anything like this will require compromises that we don’t like, and also that it will inevitably get messy when it comes to implementation, but I’m pretty impressed with the scope and scale of what he’s proposing.

More than that, though, it’s hard to even put words to what a great feeling it is to have someone who speaks and acts like a grown-up.

We’ve been subjected to four years of a constant spew of lies and filth and hatred and nonsense, and now we finally have someone who is able to get smart people together and come up with actual plans, someone who isn’t afraid to tell us that it’s going to take a lot of work, and it’s going to take a lot of time. I feel like we’ve all had to get used to—at best—the absence of any leadership and assuming the worst. At the risk of stating the obvious, I’m pretty excited that that is about to change. another weblog