It's like some don't want to give Biden credit for his accomplishments after taking on all the challenges he had upon his plate when he took office.
This interview with Buttigieg helps to point some of them out.
"I will say that there have been so many accomplishments under this administration, it can be difficult to list them in a distilled way," Buttigieg said, referencing a recent statement from Biden’s now-former Chief of Staff Ron Klain.
"When you think back in historic terms to what it means to inherit one of the toughest situations faced by any President since F.D.R. Passed the most significant legislation on our economy in many ways since F.D.R. While facing the largest land war in Europe since Truman, achieving the second most important healthcare bill since L.B.J. And the most important infrastructure bill since Eisenhower, as Ron put it…"
"Yeah, that’s the thing. None of it seems to accrue to his benefit lately," Todd replied.
"People say that," responded Buttigieg, "but then this President has exceeded expectations again and again politically and functionally in terms of what we're getting done."
Buttigieg said the administration recognizes that Biden's presidency "is happening simultaneously with some of the toughest circumstances ever," but stopped short of assigning blame or responsibility.