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Flat White

A noble exit

When stepping down is a profound act of service

6 March 2024

3:00 AM

6 March 2024

3:00 AM

In the grand, gold-leafed halls of American politics, where the only thing older than the Constitution seems to be the people upholding it, President Biden’s penchant for mixing up names, forgetting dates, and wearing an amiable but vacant smile has become fodder for both late-night comedians and early-bird pundits.

Dubbed ‘a sympathetic, well-meaning, elderly man with a poor memory’ by a Special Federal Prosecutor, the President seems to be navigating the twilight of his tenure with the clarity and direction of a tourist who stubbornly refuses to admit he is lost.

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