Joe Biden’s Trump card: Death, disease and economic pain are real. They can’t be spun.
Jill Lawrence, USA TODAY Published 6:00 a.m. ET April 27, 2020 | Updated 12:05 p.m. ET April 27, 2020CLOSE Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said during a virtual townhall event that much of the pain caused by the coronavirus pandemic could have been avoided by “swift” action, but added that all the help reveals the “soul of America.” (April 8) AP DomesticTrump’s coronavirus performance art is dangerous for Americans and, he finally seems to realize, working well for a 2020 rival who is stuck at home.I have been as puzzled and frustrated as any Democrat by Donald Trump’s Teflon qualities in the face of what seems self-evident: His presidency is a massive failure, and right now it’s a deadly one.But that doesn’t mean he’s on a glide path to reelection. Nor does it translate into, “Woe is us! Where is Joe Biden? Why doesn’t he DO something? He needs a relaunch! A reset! A dramatic move that catapults him into the public eye! Every day!”No.He doesn’t.He needs to keep on doing what he’s doing: raising money, releasing ads, doing local and national TV interviews, critiquing Trump, planning for vice presidential and Cabinet picks, sharing his policy thinking as it develops. And he needs