US election

Biden sets a marker for Democrat candidates

BY David Waywell   /  8 August 2019

From the moment he made the announcement that he would run for the presidency, Joe Biden has given political watchers plenty of reasons to doubt if he could become the Democratic nominee in 2020. Logic, we’re often told, just runs the wrong way for Joe. To counter Trump, Democrats need somebody more progressive, youthful, and willing to embrace the modern zeitgeist, hitting him where he lives on Twitter and TV. What they certainly don’t need is another “old white guy” preaching moderation.

Or so the argument goes… 


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