David Shor, wunderkind analyst of the Obama campaign and Democratic data guru famously refuses to soften an analysis that left often finds too painful to hear, assesses the 2022 season and beyond. Check out this Ezra Klein piece discusses his findings:
President Biden’s agenda is in peril. Democrats hold a bare 50 seats in the Senate, which gives any member of their caucus the power to block anything he or she chooses, at least in the absence of Republican support. And Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema are wielding that leverage ruthlessly.
But here’s the truly frightening thought for frustrated Democrats: This might be the high-water mark of power they’ll have for the next decade.