September 29, 2020

HE SHOULDN'T BE DEBATING EITHER:

The Strangest Campaign in History? (VICTOR DAVIS HANSON, September 29, 2020, National Review)

Until mid August, Biden more or less stayed ensconced in his basement, campaigning by electronic projection. Not since James Garfield and William McKinley ran their 19th-century presidential campaigns from their front porches has an American presidential candidate simply abdicated from the campaign trail and remained inactive and almost mute.

Biden certainly does not weigh in on many issues. We have no idea whether as president he would join the Jacobin pack to pack the Supreme Court, push to end the Electoral College, enact the full Green New Deal, or seek statehood for Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.

Does he unequivocally condemn the national rioting and looting? Would he reopen the border, stop deportations of illegal aliens, take down the new wall? Would Biden end fracking as part of his stated vow to phase out fossil fuels, as he has inferred in the past? Is China really a mere rival rather than an enemy? And if so, would he revoke Trump's China-rollback policy? He has bragged of his role in the Iran Deal -- would he bring that back? [...]

And what so far are the likely reasons that Biden went mute and invisible?

In a word, because he can.

The election has nothing to do with Joe Biden.



Posted by at September 29, 2020 2:38 PM

  

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