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Thu Mar 25, 2021, 04:38 PM

11. Jennifer Rubin of the WaPo got this exactly right. It was a pleasure to listen to Biden...

...who is
* a gentleman
* patient (up to a point)
* highly intelligent
* in complete command of all the facts
* gives very substantive answers
* able to instruct at length (for which he apologizes, & he shouldn’t)

I could go on, but suffice it to say, Ms Rubin is correct.

Regarding crossing the desert, which is seasonal, he made a comparison to his great-great- ancestors deciding to take a “coffin ship” to America. They didn’t want to leave Ireland, but the situation was desperate. (For those who don’t know, they were called coffin ships because of the large numbers of passengers who died on the way to America, generally of typhus.) Improve conditions in their home countries, and migration will slow down.

Regarding his comments on foreign policy, China in particular — they were substantive. Did anyone even listen? Take notes? Care? What he said was actually quite important, and shows he has been paying attention for decades and is quite up to the minute.

As it is, I turned off the tv shortly after he left the podium, and will wait for Rachel’s take on it tonight. I hope she will talk about foreign policy, as it is right up her alley.





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