Editorial: Midterm results a personal and political vindication for Biden
Pundits keep writing him off, but ‘too old’ Biden has led the Democrats to one of their best midterm results for an incumbent in 40 years
Sometimes it pays to be underestimated. Joe Biden, the US president, was said to be too old and out of touch to win the White House in the 2020 election, yet he trounced Donald Trump in the popular vote. He has secured important legislative wins despite the bitter partisan divide in Washington. Last week, he led the Democrats to one of the best mid-term election results for an incumbent party in 40 years.
The Democrats ...