Biden: Year One

Nearly a year ago President Joe Biden pledged to “restore America’s soul”. The 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, stressed that only unity could help the nation overcome the most difficult challenges. 

According to the most recent Gallup poll, Biden received very low approval ratings among Republicans, while Democrats have high approval ratings. Biden’s partisan approval gap was 83 percentage points– the largest gap ever recorded for the first year of a presidency. Biden’s campaign victory speech stated that he was proud to have won the election. It’s time for us to forget the harsh rhetoric and get back together. But Biden began the polarization flames in January 2022 only when he likenedAnybody who did not agree with him regarding the question of voting rights to Jefferson Davis, the secessionist.

Biden’s first year in office was marked by unique challenges. This year was very much like 2020 because of the COVID-19 delta and omicron strains. Biden achieved his goal to give out 100,000,000 vaccinations in 100 days. However, as the vaccination rate stalled, Biden turned to authoritarian measuresPeople are forced to receive the vaccine. Biden has recently mandated vaccinations for businesses with more than 100 employees. This was not possiblea federal overreach, was ruled by the Supreme Court. 

Biden, the then-candidate for the presidency in 2020 made reforming policing the central theme of his campaign after the death of George Floyd (in 2020) and Breonna Taylor (in 2020). He pledged to set up a national commission of oversight for police. Never let goThe ground was covered, and then Biden threw his weight behind it George Floyd Justice In Policing ActIt was rejected by the Senate. Biden might have to resort at last to executive action to fulfill his promise to deliver. Signature issue

Biden achieved something that his predecessors had failed to do: get American troops out Afghanistan. The horrifying, chaotic implementation of the long-awaited plan was more important than the accomplishment itself. Billy Binion writes, “While it is possible to support the troop reduction, you can also critique how it was done. They are not mutually exclusive. Biden saved the U.S. military from harm while leaving behind thousands. Afghan interpretersAnd AlliesTaliban at their mercy Afghanistan is in a dire situation. gotten worseDue to the disappearance of billions of dollars in aid, large portions of their people are at risk of starvation.

Remember, Biden promised that he would end “forever wars” but America continues to be involved in wars in Syria and Yemen. 

Biden had some early wins that were relatively simple when it came time to reverse Trump’s actions. U.S. JoinedParis Climate Accord. Biden Thrown outThe Travel ban for Muslims from Muslim Countries He also haltedTrump’s wall at the border will be funded. Biden claims he didn’t “overpromise”, but the progressive agenda items seem to have disappeared.

Biden stated today that “it’s never been a good idea to bet against American citizens,” however, no one can bet on Biden getting anything accomplished over the next three years.