Biden’s minimalist approach may pay off against a tired Trump
The Democrat’s campaign has lacked energy or charisma, but the polls suggest it will still be enough to prevail in the race for the White House
This year will be remembered for many reasons, few of them positive. But for those following the election campaigns of Donald Trump and Joe Biden, 2020 marks America’s first foray into asymmetric political warfare.
Some things don’t change. Between them, the candidates have burned through more than $3 billion to make their cases, relying on massive ad buys on social media and traditional broadcast outlets.
But, depending on which political prism you view...
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