What should Biden do?

What should Biden do?
Anderson Cooper, Joe Biden (Image: CNN screen grab)

[Ed. – One answer to the question is that he should retire from public life and take up residence in a facility where he can be cared for, but the author has something else in mind.]

There’s been a lot written over these last few days that this upending of normalcy is taking a toll on former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign. After all, in a non-COVID19 world, Biden would be having a great few weeks. Since his big win in South Carolina, Biden had been on a rout — winning big states and small, and building an insurmountable delegate lead. The political news media would be focused on his success. …

Instead, he’s stuck at home in Delaware, talking to cable TV hosts and Facebook Live audiences from a home-made studio, while President Trump (never a shy, retiring figure in the first place), has become a ubiquitous media presence. …

But, the hand-wringing from some in Democratic circles that Biden needs to ramp up his public presence, lest he be ‘forgotten’ … misses the point.

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