Joe Biden

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    Rebutting the notion of Biden as centrist

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner probes a key element of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s appeal. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s new openness to liberal priorities such as eliminating the legislative filibuster and packing the Supreme Court raise fresh questions about how durable his centrism and institutionalism…
    Mitch Kokai, October 22, 2020
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    A media ‘information suppression complex’

    Editors at the Washington Free Beacon lament mainstream media outlets’ disinterest in a scandal involving the Democratic presidential nominee and his son. If you needed evidence that “Russian disinformation” has become a catchall term for anything that undermines the Democratic Party’s electoral prospects, look no further than the…
    Mitch Kokai, October 22, 2020
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    Comparison to Hillary looks less than ideal for Biden

    David Harsanyi writes at National Review Online that Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is underperforming his 2016 predecessor. On October 20, 2016: Hillary Clinton was up 6.8 in the RealClearPolitics average in Pennsylvania. Today, Biden is up 3.8. (that race only tightened to 2.1 in the last week…
    Mitch Kokai, October 22, 2020
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    Biden’s policy toward Taiwan faces fire

    Jack Beyrer of the Washington Free Beacon reports criticism of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s stance toward Taiwan. Former vice president Joe Biden’s willingness to abandon the Trump administration’s efforts to strengthen Taiwan could create major problems in the region and bolster China, defense experts say. “I don’t…
    Mitch Kokai, October 21, 2020
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    Media outlets protect the Biden campaign

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online describes a “protection racket” for the Democratic presidential nominee. Joe Biden is the most cosseted presidential candidate in memory. He’s run a minimalist campaign that’s avoided the press as much as possible, while the press hasn’t been braying for more access and…
    Mitch Kokai, October 21, 2020
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    Most Pollsters Say Trump Will Lose. Not This One. Here’s Why.

    Why is it that one pollster — the Trafalgar Group — is bucking the polling conventional wisdom and predicting a Trump win? Rich Lowrey of National Review sat down with founder Robert Cahaly to find out. First, the nuts and bolts of the poll. “I don’t believe in long…
    Donna Martinez, October 20, 2020
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    Elect Biden, kill 2 million jobs

    Collin Anderson of the Washington Free Beacon highlights a recent analysis of one economic policy proposal from Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. One of Joe Biden’s top economic policy priorities could kill as many as two million new jobs, a new report finds. Biden has championed a $15…
    Mitch Kokai, October 20, 2020
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    York shifts focus back to real Hunter Biden story

    Byron York of the Washington Examiner looks beyond a social media hubbub. The social media angle of the Hunter Biden email story has nearly taken over public discussion of the piece published in the New York Post, headlined “Smoking-gun email reveals how Hunter Biden introduced Ukrainian businessman to…
    Mitch Kokai, October 19, 2020