It’s a daring revival of “the American System.”
The West Wing has become a different place in an administration serious about Covid restrictions.
Lobbyists and consultants are highlighting their ties to the incoming president, which have become lucrative.
Joseph R. Biden Jr. campaigned as a sober and conventional presence, concerned about the “soul of the country.” He correctly judged the character of the country, and benefited from President Trump’s missteps.
Many of his aides and close allies are veteran Washington hands who have profited from advising big corporations. The Sanders-Warren wing of the party is not happy.