On a scale of unpredictability, with 1 being “eating too many carbs on Thanksgiving” and 10 being “the turkey gets up off the carving board, channels Ethel Merman, and belts out a spot-on a capella rendition of ‘Everything’s Coming Up Roses’”:
- Joe Biden taps his longtime associate Tony Blinken to fill the Secretary of State job Joe Biden himself long eyed — and selects Jake Sullivan as national security adviser and Linda Thomas-Greenfield as ambassador to the United Nations.
UNPREDICTABILITY SCORE: 0
- Team Biden and the Dominant Media keep framing the prospects of and need for a massive pandemic relief measure in the lame duck session or in the new year without much apparent understanding of the actual could-not-be-clearer point of view and pressure points of Addison Mitchell McConnell Jr. (As in, for instance, this New York Times story.)
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