In this episode, Natalia, Niki, and Neil discuss President Biden’s first year in office.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
- Public opinion of President Biden’s first year in office is polarized. Neil and Niki referred to Jamelle Bouie’s New York Times opinion piece comparing Biden and Reagan’s first years as president. Neil also discussed the POLITICO/Morning Consult report card on Biden’s first year. Natalia drew on this POLITICO essay about the substantial time remaining for the Biden administration to prove itself.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
- Natalia discussed Rainesford Stauffer’s new Teen Vogue advice column “Work in Progress” and Elizabeth Spiers’ New York Times guest essay, “In Defense of Jeremy Strong (And All The Strivers With No Chill).”
- Neil reflected on the death of fashion editor André Leon Talley.
- Niki recommended Rebecca Traister’s book Big Girls Don’t Cry: The Election That Changed Everything for American Women.