America’s humble saviour

The battle to save the US from disaster is one that would be better fought by FDR or Lyndon Johnson, but Biden’s best weapons are his authenticity, humility and long experience

24th January, 2021
America’s humble saviour
Joe Biden, the new US president, prepares to sign a series of executive orders at the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office hours after his inauguration on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC Picture: Getty

Pity Joe Biden, the newly minted 46th president of the United States. Half of America sees him as a socialist stooge, or worse, an aider and abettor of Satan-worshipping paedophiles. The other half, having woken up from its four-year nightmare, wants to be soothed back to slumber with promises of order restored, plagues vanquished and an America that will live happily ever after.

America wants a new fairytale ending. And its oldest president, no stranger...

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