Biden’s no LBJ but he must protect voting rights. What else is the presidency for? | US voting rights | The Guardian

Joe Biden points to his face mask in Atlanta, Georgia in January.

In 1963, when the newly sworn in Lyndon Baines Johnson was advised against using his limited political capital on the controversial issue of civil and voting rights for Black Americans, he responded: “Well, what the hell’s the presidency for?”

Biden’s no LBJ but he must protect voting rights. What else is the presidency for? | US voting rights | The Guardian