With less than a week separating Americans from the first debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump, both candidates are working up their last minute strategies and narratives ahead of the all-important contest.
Joe Biden has been sharpening his tongue, it seems, lashing out at Donald Trump in ever-more vicious ways. His sudden use of cynicism and sarcasm seems to be aimed directly at millennial voters who’ve long seen Biden as an “old fuddy-duddy”.
Trump, on the other hand, has been doing what Trump does: Laying down a scorched earth campaign of quips and soundbites that are meant to bring the entire affair to his level. That includes taking a few pot shots at moderator Chris Wallace.
“He’ll ask me tough questions and it’ll be unfair, I have no doubt about it,” Trump said. “But he’ll be controlled by the radical left. They control him.”
The idea that a Fox News anchor is somehow controlled by the “radical left” is a bit whimsical, to say the least, but, then again, President Trump is a results-driven leader whose words are not to be taken at face value 100% of the time. This could very well be Trump’s way of goading Wallace into proving that he’s not a victim of the liberals.
We’ll just have to wait and see if Wallace takes the bait.
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