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Wed Mar 3, 2021, 11:58 AM

BTRTN: Biden Back Better - The Political Maturation of Joe Biden

Born To Run the Numbers gives Joe Biden high marks for his first month in office in its February 2020 month in review:

http://www.borntorunthenumbers.com/2021/03/btrtn-biden-back-better-political.html

Excerpts: "There were countless times in the 2020 election cycle – particularly in 2019 – when one had to wonder whether Joe Biden was through as a politician. The archetypal 20th century pol, the back-slapping, glad-handing, square-jawed, touch-too-much, loosed-lipped white male, Biden seemed woefully out of place in the early campaign months. And it showed, particularly at the ballot box – if Biden could not crack the top three in the hallowed grounds of Iowa and New Hampshire, two of the whitest states in the country, how could he possibly have what it takes in these spectacularly diverse times?
"But the Joe Biden who is now the President of the United States is not that man. Rather, Biden is making a stunning case for the lifelong potential for personal growth. It turns out that Joe Biden, at 78, is not past his prime at all – he is in it. In his first 40 days in office, Biden has met the moment with a sure-footed display of empathy, pragmatism and outright leadership that has been breathtaking to watch..."
"Perhaps our narrowed world does indeed suit Biden perfectly, as it did in the general election campaign, limiting his exposure, focusing his messages, minimizing the opportunities for him to make off-script mistakes. But while that may be true, the feeling here is that his performance is better explained as Biden simply rising to the moment, with the breadth of his life and political experiences coming together at this harrowing time – a man whose life has been shaped by decades of personal pain and face-to-face negotiations here and abroad. Biden is ready, and he is moving at the just the right pace. It is a sign of his sure-handedness that nobody is completely happy, yet everyone is following his lead..."


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Wed Mar 3, 2021, 12:54 PM

1. agree....

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Response to reggieandlee (Original post)

Wed Mar 3, 2021, 01:45 PM

2. We needed Joe Biden.

This is the right person, at the right time.
No-nonsense Joe.
He knows what is needed.
He’s focused.
His empathy overflows.

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Wed Mar 3, 2021, 07:50 PM

3. yes

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