Joe Biden has been getting a whole lot of advice lately about how to handle his seeming inability to string together an adequate number of coherent sentences to be conspired a contender in 2020, and it has led to some unprecedented situations.
First, there seems to be a thinly veiled concern that Biden will stumble and bumble his way through debates against incumbent Republican President Donald Trump, and Democratic operatives have urged the former VP to abstain from putting himself in that position – albeit under the guise of Trump’s allegedly ‘illegitimate’ candidacy.
Now, in what may be a sign of Biden’s retracting of his public schedule, the presumptive Democratic nominee will not be traveling to Milwaukee to deliver his acceptance speech.
The cancellation of all convention-related travel to Wisconsin marks the latest coronavirus disruption to campaigning as usual, ending any last hope of a traditional, made-for-TV bonanza that drives party enthusiasm before the November election.
Until the DNC announced the virtual change in a press release Wednesday morning, the former vice president had still been slated to deliver his acceptance speech in Milwaukee. In late July, The Daily Beast reported on preliminary convention plans that prioritized digital events and speeches from across the country — with only Biden speaking in the original convention location.
Biden is slated to give his address from his home state of Delaware.
There is no word yet as to whether or not the speech will be delivered from his basement.
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