The Corner


Biden’s Character Strategy Is a Mistake

Biden very much wants the presidential campaign to be about character: Trump’s alleged lack of it and his allegedly great one. In a column earlier this summer, I poked holes in Biden’s self-presentation. This week I argued that Biden is also making a political mistake.

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.