Magazine September 21, 2020, Issue

Wrong-Way Biden

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The policy choice in the presidential election is clear

Joe Biden is a proud retail politician, a man who believes the personal touch is how elected officials cement a connection with us. So I’ll share my personal story about how he cemented a connection with me, back when I and a few hundred thousand other troops were preparing for war, and Joe wafted in to warn us we were all to get our collective ass kicked.

In January of 1991, I was a second lieutenant in the 178th Personnel Service Company, an administrative appendix to the buffed body of the Second Armored Cavalry Regiment. My troops and I had landed

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This article appears as “Wrong-Way Joe” in the September 21, 2020, print edition of National Review.

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