Biden's 3-in-1 appeal for unity

The term is a tactical effort to pre-emptively disarm GOP leaders, rein in the Democratic Left and establish a benign basis from which to recast the optic of US foreign policy initiatives

US President Joe Biden addressing the nation during the Celebrating America event at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, on Jan 20, 2021. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
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Joe Biden used the word "unity" or a form of it 11 times in his Jan 20 inaugural address. His first use repeated the word, slowly, so no one could fail to notice and take heed. The official White House transcript at that point looks like this:

"To overcome these challenges - to restore the soul and to secure the future of America - requires more than words.

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