(New York Times, 10/26/21)
The executive editor of The American Prospect writes for the New York Times about the shortcomings of the Democrats. Specifically, they focus on how the bill is too grand and focuses on too many things. Democrats are attempting to deliver legislation, but by the time it makes its way in the House and the Senate floor, the end-product is a convoluted and confusing piece of legislation. These policies leave the public with non-impactful programs.
(New York Magazine, 10/28/21)
An article from the New York Magazine discusses the benefits and weaknesses of the Build Back Better plan. Primarily, it discusses how Biden’s bill fails to address issues with taxation on the wealthy and how the bill is only a temporary solution the nation’s economic problems. Issues such as future budgeting for the bill, paid leave, and negotiating prescription costs are all left out of the plan.
A conservative political expert writing for Bloomberg expresses how the Build Back Better Act will increase inflation for Americans. They argue that the Build Back Better Act, and the Build Back Better agenda as a whole is an attempt by Democrats to cram as much progressive bills in as possible. Moreover, it explores how the economic policy may fail and to what extent it will be effective against combatting economic forces (inflation, depreciation, etc...).