Joe Biden and the nation are greatest when in dealmaking mode

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Every time a president delivers a State of the Union speech, it’s all the time attention-grabbing to observe how completely different political echo chambers react. The identical speech is usually solid as an amazing accomplishment or an embarrassing misfire relying on the TV station, publication or politician reacting to it, nearly as if folks have been watching completely different speeches.  

Activate Fox Information or hearken to a conservative pundit, and also you may hear that Tuesday night time’s speech was a rambling record of presidency handouts and misinformation. Hearken to MSNBC or a liberal speaking head, and also you may hear that President Joe Biden skillfully delivered a daring imaginative and prescient for the nation.

You may hear about Biden fumbling over his phrases a number of instances, or the shameful method some Republican members of Congress heckled and shouted from their seats. Or how Biden took undeserved credit score for deficit discount, or masterfully obtained your complete chamber to decide to defending Social Safety and Medicare.