The “third term” myth of the American Presidency

The Biden administration inherits some legacies of President Obama. But it is not Obama’s third term

President Joe Biden, as former vice president of Barack Obama, signed 17 Executive Orders on his first day in office, which overturned Trump’s orders such as “The U.S. Exit of WHO” and reinstated Obama’s policies like DACA and the Paris Agreement. The immediate moves of the new White House appear to be a return of the Obama era, as Biden has promised to build upon Obama’s policies…