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Oh, Now It’s Bad to Ask If the President Is Really in Charge

President Joe Biden delivers remarks from the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 2, 2021. (Erin Scott/Reuters)

Aaron Blake of the Washington Post is upset at John Cornyn. The Texas senator had the effrontery to tweet that the careful stage-managing to limit access to the visibly-slowed 78-year-old president raises a serious question: Is the oldest man ever to hold the office really in charge?

Blake finds it offensive and maybe racist (of course) that anyone is even talking about this:

Cornyn’s tweet builds upon a whisper campaign among conservatives that perhaps Biden isn’t actually engaged in doing his job. Some have even suggested Vice President Harris is actually in charge or will be soon — a suggestion that, at its


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