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Will Joe Biden Come out of Hiding After the Election?

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The joke is that people can’t leave home in the wake of Trump’s botched pandemic response and resulting wrecked economy?

In Joe Biden’s America, maybe we’ll be able to go out for a drink again.
 

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538 has Joe Biden 9% points ahead of Trump in the polls.


What ever Joe Biden is doing right now, he should do more of it.
 

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They said he rode his bike again today.He wore a helmet.We wouldn't want him to fall and bang his head and get more brain damage now would we?They say he comes running out of the cellar when he hears the ice cream man too.
 

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Mods- the timer ran out before I was able to upload the poll options. Is it possible for you to upload them to the thread? Thanks.
 

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Trying to make it sound like he is hiding in a bunker. lol
 

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1. In all fairness to President almost-elect Biden, he will need to rest in the Executive Mansion most of the time in order to conserve his mental and physical health.

2. He will occasionally be trotted out to read carefully crafted speeches. He will become something like our first figurehead king.

3. The government will be run by Vice President Harris and the woke Cabinet.

4. In human terms, all decent people hope that Mr. Biden will be able to serve out his full four years and then gracefully retire -- after finally having realized his lifelong dream of becoming President of this once great nation.
 

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I think they should rename him the groundhog. Every time he ventures out of his basement he sees his shadow and runs away terrified. Is this the kind of president we want? One who hides when there is a crisis.
 

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Mods- the timer ran out before I was able to upload the poll options. Is it possible for you to upload them to the thread? Thanks.

How does it take you so long to write a single sentence that you run out of time to put up a poll?




Make your choice from one of our fine options available.

Was it going to have a "this is a horribly stupid attempt to be funny" option?
 

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538 had Clinton to by +10 iirc.

I don't have access to 538's archives, but I do RCP's. On 18 Aug 2016, Clinton led Trump by 5.8 points. She would later on win the popular vote by 2 points, but lose the election via the electoral college. Clinton's lead would shrink down to 0.7 of a single point and rise up to a high of 7.1 points.

But to me those numbers aren't the important ones. On 18 Aug Clinton led Trump 42.9 to 37.1. Clinton 5.8 point lead. The important number is 20%. That was the number of voters who either said they would vote third party or were undecided. Today, Biden leads Trump 49.5 to 42.5. A spread of 7 points. But there isn't that huge pool of 20% to pull from as in 2016. Trump has but 8% of the population who state they would vote third party or are undecided. In 2016, Trump didn't need to convince a single Hillary supporter to jump her ship and board the Trump train. He had that huge pool of 20% of undecided/third party voters he could convince to come to his side.

This year, that pool is but 8%. Trump will need to convince a bunch of Biden supporters to leave him and come over to vote for Trump. He can't make up the ground he's behind solely on the undecided/third party group of voters. This is a whole different ballgame than it was in 2016.

The lead doesn't mean much, the horse race numbers. The important numbers are 20% vs. 8%.
 

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he's not in hiding.
 

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Soo, Trump spending an hour in the WH bunker is the same as Biden hiding in his basement for over 6 months?

Not at all.

Biden's not on the physical campaign trail because Trump badly botched his first real test, leading to a raging public heath crisis and a collapsed economy.

Trump hid in a bunker during a political protest because he's a coward.
 

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Not at all.

Biden's not on the physical campaign trail because Trump badly botched his first real test, leading to a raging public heath crisis and a collapsed economy.

Trump hid in a bunker during a political protest because he's a coward.

Hmm, Biden hides for months because he is a hero, Trump is a coward for listening to his security.
 

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Hmm, Biden hides for months because he is a hero, Trump is a coward for listening to his security.

Biden isn't "hiding," he's doing what all of us are doing: enduring Trump's America.

Thankfully the Biden campaign isn't reckless enough to ignore the realities of Trump's America; the last time the Trump campaign did that, it ended up killing Herman Cain.
 
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