Biden’s Cynical ‘Foreign Policy for the Middle Class’

President Joe Biden delivers remarks as he commemorates the 50 millionth coronavirus vaccination at the White House, February 25, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)
The new president seeks to subordinate foreign policy to a narrow set of economic considerations that dovetails with his short-term political interests.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE G od save this country from the middle class.

The middle class has held domestic politics hostage for generations, which is why the federal government’s main activity is transferring money to the middle class, which is the principal beneficiary of the major entitlement programs that account for the largest share of federal spending — and of much of the so-called discretionary spending, too. And now Joe Biden has taken foreign policy hostage on behalf of the middle class as well, promising a “foreign policy for the middle class,” which is how you say “America First!” without sounding like the Tangerine Nightmare.

President Biden,

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