Magazine February 8, 2021, Issue

From the Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. Presidential Archives . . .

The Oval Office of the White House, Washington, D.C. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters)

Hey Joe!

I know I said I wasn’t going to do this, but I changed my mind. A lot of people are saying I’m maybe the classiest president ever, and this according to some people is the classy thing to do, so I’m writing you a note like everyone (Ivanka) told me I have to.

But you know me! Putting my twist on it!

I didn’t want to put it in the big ugly desk in the Oval Office because, number A) that’s been done, and 2) then everyone else gets to read it and you know what? I don’t like the idea …

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Before we roll over and submit, we need to figure out whether we’re dealing with purposeful malevolence or good ol’-fashioned human clusterbuggery.


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