Wednesday July 15, 2020

Democrats dare to dream again

He may be rather dull and was very few people’s first choice for Democratic presidential candidate, but Joe Biden is outstripping Trump in the polls. His main task now is to find an effective running mate

28th June, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks about reopening the country during a speech in Darby, Pennsylvania Picture: Getty

A strange thing – one of many, mind you – has been happening in the United States in recent days. Democrats, still stinging from their disbelief and humiliation at Hillary Clinton’s 2016 defeat, are daring to believe that they might have a chance of winning back the White House in November.

It’s safe to say that Joe Biden was no one’s idea of the sort of candidate for which a substantial chunk of the...

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