It's from a tweet. I mean, I get what the story is about, but I have no idea what the sentence in bold type means. It's cryptic to me.
The info flow/expectation setting w medium info Ds on this was problematic
“HR 1 designed as a messaging bill.... And now Democrats have an activist base that’s upset and disappointed – over a bill that never had a chance for passage in a 50-50 Senate”