[Ed. – Biden aides argue that their candidate was ‘examined thoroughly in the primary election’? Good, let’s apply the same criterion to Amy Coney Barrett and skip the rest of the silly formality that’s wasting the Senate’s time.]
Eight months ago, Joe Biden was in danger of losing the Democratic nomination. Now he’s a prohibitive favorite for president — who got there with lots of luck and shockingly little scrutiny.
The media’s obsession with Trump — and Trump’s compulsion to dominate the news — allowed Biden to purposely and persistently minimize public appearances and tough questions.
Since Aug. 31, Biden has answered less than half as many questions from the press as Trump — 365 compared with 753 — according to a tally by the Trump campaign, which the Biden campaign didn’t dispute.
In that time, Biden has done approximately 35 local TV interviews, three national interviews and two town halls.
Biden went almost three months without taking questions from beat reporters.
Biden aides say one reason there’s less scrutiny of Biden in the general election is that he already was examined thoroughly in the primary election. …
(h/t Hot Air)