Politics The best case against a Biden presidency: Him
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Joe Biden is the biggest beneficiary of a biased media that seemingly will do anything to protect the Democratic Party. If the media covered Biden honestly, he most likely wouldn't be the Democratic nominee. To put it simply, he doesn't have what it takes to be president.
That's precisely why many in the media and Big Tech have worked to protect him. Facebook and Twitter haveinformation damaging to Biden's candidacy; much of the media has downplayed negative news stories about him and refused to ask him tough questions, all while pushing on President Trump.
Read the full transcript of Joe Biden's ABC News town hall
Read the full transcript of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's ABC News town hall, Thursday at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. © Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images Democratic Presidential candidate and former US Vice President Joe Biden and moderator George Stephanopoulos participate in an ABC News town hall event at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Oct. 15, 2020. Please note: This is a rush transcript that may not be in its final form, and may be updated.
When you take a clear-eyed look at Biden, there is no meaningful case for his candidacy. His biggest argument is that he is the "good guy" in this election, which he describes as a "battle for the soul of the nation." However, that façade was destroyed when the New York Post. According to the Post's reporting, those emails show Hunter Biden leveraging his last name to make millions of dollars from foreign actors while his father was vice president - and Joe Biden apparently knowing about it.
Last year, Joe Biden told the American people that "Yet the emails appear to contradict that. According to the Post's reporting, a top to thank him for an introduction to his father, then the vice president. If the email is authentic, the meeting would have taken place one year before about forcing the firing of a Ukrainian prosecutor who was investigating that Ukrainian energy firm for corruption.
The week in polls: Trump erases Biden's bounce in Florida, Biden gains in Georgia
In the Senate, a poll found Doug Jones may not be doomed after all. And another found Lindsey Graham's race may not be as tight as believed.They have found Biden still holding a commanding lead nationally (though down slightly from last week) and leading in 10 of 12 swing states. But Trump regained a slight polling average lead in Ohio and ate a big chunk out of Biden's leads in Pennsylvania and Minnesota. Trump also erased Biden's gains in Florida from last week, which some Democrats had hoped signaled their nominee was pulling away in the crucial Sunshine State.
Hunter Biden wasn't just doing business in Ukraine, however. Separate emails suggest that he expected to be paidfrom China's largest private energy company in a deal he allegedly said was of interest to him and his family, according to the Post. As Fox News reported, the emails raise questions about whether Joe Biden may have .
But questions about Joe Biden's character run deeper than this issue. His entire campaign was launched on a falsehood about a 2017 protest/rally in Charlottesville, Va., that turned deadly. Biden falsely asserted that President Trump called white supremacist protesters "very fine people," which many news stories have repeated to this day. Perhaps that kind of fabrication should come as no surprise from someone who dropped out of the 1988 presidential race.
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President Donald Trump's dishonesty is getting worse. © Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images US President Donald Trump gestures during a rally at Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport in Janesville, Wisconsin on October 17, 2020. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) Trump has been reliably deceptive for his entire presidency, filling his speeches and tweets with lies and other false statements.
In reality, a transcript of Trump's remarks on Charlottesville shows that, stating: "I'm not talking about the neo-Nazis and white nationalists because they should be condemned totally."
Biden has unequivocally called Trump a racist. Yet, his own record on race has been widely criticized by fellow Democrats and others. In a June 2019 Democratic debate when they were still political rivals, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) famously attacked him over that record, which includesin the 1970s, in 2010 despite Byrd's past association with the KKK, and once declaring he didn't want his children " " caused by tensions over desegregation policies.
In this campaign, Biden has called for a return to national civility - yet he paved the way for incivility as a senator. As Senate Judiciary Committee chairman in the late 1980s and early 1990s, he led two of the most vitriolic, destructive Supreme Court confirmation hearings, for Judge Robert Bork and Justice Clarence Thomas. The smearing of Bork was so savage that to "Bork" someone has become a verb; Thomas called his hearing a "high-tech lynching."
Kristen Welker: 5 things to know about the moderator of Thursday's presidential debate
Kristen Welker has been criticized by President Trump as "terrible & unfair." Get to know the White House correspondent ahead of the last debate.The NBC News White House correspondent and "Weekend Today" co-anchor will moderate the debate at Belmont University in Nashville (9 EDT/6 PDT). The second presidential debate was axed after Trump declined to participate virtually, following his COVID-19 diagnosis. Instead, he and Biden held dueling town halls , and the former vice president beat Trump in the Nielsen ratings.
Voters have no reason to trust Biden on policies, either, because he has flip-flopped on nearly every major issue in his career. Heon the Hyde Amendment, which prevents taxpayer-funded abortions, after receiving 24 hours of criticism from pro-abortion groups. He and on , and he has refused repeatedly to explain his position on packing the Supreme Court. In fact, he first said voters would know " " before saying in last week's ABC News town-hall interview that he would before Election Day - maybe.
Biden is the epitome of a Washington "swamp creature." Despite being in public office for nearly five decades, he has managed to amass a; he has never been an executive or run anything. He is the very reason that many people support term limits for elected officials.
The 2020 election will come down to a binary choice between Joe Biden and President Trump. While Trump certainly has his own faults, you always know where he stands and what he believes. What's the case for Biden?
Lisa Boothe is a Fox News contributor and a senior fellow with the Independent Women's Voice, a conservative policy organization. She has worked for numerous Republican members of Congress and political campaigns. Follow her on Twitter.
Majority of voters say Biden won second debate, poll finds .
Sixty-five percent of voters said the candidates were mostly respectful of each other's time, as opposed to 10% who said that after the first debate.Fifty-four percent of voters who watched the Thursday debate said Biden performed the best, while 39% said that Trump did. Eight percent of voters who watched weren’t sure or had no opinion on who did best.