How They Lost

Joe Biden at a campaign appearance in Pittsburgh, Pa., August 31, 2020; President Trump at a White House coronavirus briefing, August 10, 2020. (Alan Freed, Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)
This is how we will look back on the 2020 presidential race, no matter who wins.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE W e have two months until Election Day. And ever since the national conventions, the campaigns have been in high gear. But the polls aren’t moving. Absent a military intervention from beyond our borders, or further natural disasters, we likely know everything necessary about our two contentious political parties and the two cantankerous old men who are leading them into conflict to understand the outcomes and why they happened.

When Joe Biden lost, it was obvious why.

The Biden campaign was blind. Or rather, it was blinded. First it was blinded by bad polling, which had shown a consistent lead over Trump from

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