The mention of blue collar jobs third is likely to alarm working class Democrats, many of whom were lured by the president’s tales of growing up in the industrial town of Scranton, Pennsylvania, which he claims gives him an affinity with ordinary Americans.
‘Equity’ is a new buzzword that the Biden administration has taken to using instead of equality. It means helping everyone to achieve the same outcome, rather than giving them all the same opportunity. The term is also heavily-associated with woke practices including anti-racism lessons in schools, and could further damage Biden’s standing among centrists.
- ‘We need to think about climate… Also, for communities that have been left out, he said secondly, equity is critically important,’ Mitch Landrieu said
- Speaking on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Wednesday as Biden flew to Kansas City to promote the bill, Landrieu said he had met personally with 30 mayors
- He also has ‘reached out to every Governor in the US’ to discuss the plan
- Blue-collar jobs came on third for Biden, despite his pledges to create more blue-collar jobs for the American working class
- He has long-touted himself as a friend to blue-collar workers, and cited his upbringing in working class Scranton, Pennsylvania
- ‘Third, blue-collar jobs, so he wants labor involved in this in a big way with workforce training,’ Landrieu said about Biden’s order of priorities
Published: 21:04 EST, 8 December 2021 | Updated: 22:59 EST, 8 December 2021
Joe Biden‘s commitment to blue collar workers has been called into question after his infrastructure tsar listed climate change and equity before mentioning helping industrial workers in a new interview.
Speaking on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Wednesday as Biden flew to Kansas City to promote the $1.2 trillion bill, Landrieu said he had met personally with 30 mayors and had reached out to every Governor in the US to discuss the infrastructure plan.