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Biden will be at a disadvantage during Tuesday’s debate because he actually listens to experts

The experts won’t be on stage with him, though, giving the edge to Trump — who just riffs off first impressions

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and President Donald Trump
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The Trump campaign claims that Joe Biden is going into the Tuesday night’s debate with the unfair advantage — decades of experience in Washington. But the American people are auditioning for a leader, and it’s really Biden who will be operating under a handicap in the debate.

If faced with a real national emergency, everyone knows Biden would call on government experts, though they won’t be available to him on stage on Tuesday night. Trump, on the other hand, does not call on experts. He criticizes his FBI chief, public health personnel and others when they depart from his first impressions, which is what he’ll have available to him on the stage.

Frank Palmer, Edgewater

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