A Scheme for Biden to Preserve His Dignity

Source: The Atlantic
by Graeme Wood

“Senility is part of the human condition, but dignity is usually a choice. I pity Joe Biden for having to make what may be the most humiliating decision in presidential history. The questions Are you senile yet? Are you sure? have no dignified answer — which is why Biden should consider an option midway between resignation and denial, and persist in a way that is not, to my knowledge, being considered. … The dignity-preserving option is to release the delegates and run in an open convention. Asking the country to trust him is no longer a credible option. But inviting delegates to witness his continued vigor and competence, and his superiority to other candidates, is a possible path forward — indeed, the likeliest one to end in another Biden term.” (07/08/24)