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Why Can't Joe Biden Win a Debate?

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico

On paper, it should not be all that hard for Joe Biden to make a forceful case at tonight's debate. He can make the “let's get real” argument that sweeping progressive New Deal and Great Society policies have been enacted when Democrats held landslide majorities in Congress; that without such power, even less ambitious efforts, like the Affordable Care Act, face serious headwinds and can come at a political price. He can argue that a health care proposal that takes away private plans is simply asking too much of a populace whose distrust of government is at record levels. He can adopt a...
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