US politics, stupidity
That shitshow of a debate... here's my take on Biden: his team analyzed Trump's style, and the way Trump behaved in past debates (i.e., 2016). He doesn't debate; he bullies, bellows, insults, digs, and has a dozen tricks to keep the camera on him so he can repeat his talking points a lot.
So Biden gave as good as he got, which was not nice-looking. He got down in the mud with Trump, a little. I assume his team decided this was less bad than the alternative.
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