Tue Dec 21, 2021 AT 11:32 AM EST
While ancillary issues like cancel culture and critical race theory further the divide between Democratic elites and American voters — and, indeed, electability — the top issue in 2022 has always been and will continue to be the economy.
Pocketbook issues always matter most, especially now and regardless of the daily social media cycle. On that score, President Joe Biden has every reason to be concerned. Even Democrats can’t paint a rosy picture for 2022, hence the likes of NPR predicting a “red wave.”
In politics, the equation is simple: You start with a crisis — in this case, inflation. If enough people worry about the crisis, they will blame current leadership in Washington, D.C. And blame eventually becomes change. Read Full Story