The Question Biden Won’t Answer

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event at United Association Plumbers Local 27 in Erie, Pa., October 10, 2020. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)
Court-packing is one of a number of ways in which Democrats hope to establish long-term one-party rule. Their nominee’s silence about it speaks volumes.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE J oe Biden’s refusal to answer the straightforward question of whether he would, if elected, knuckle under to the daft court-packing scheme demanded by the progressive wing of his party is the Biden style in toto: dishonest, cowardly, and self-serving. His rationale — Gosh, people might criticize me for either answer! — is amusing in its cravenness, but it won’t do.

This is not one of those “Have you stopped beating your wife yet?” questions they ask Republicans — Will you promise not to engage in outright violent civil war if the Democrat wins in Iowa’s Second Congressional District? — but a

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