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Slowly, then suddenly: the sad story of Joe Biden’s decline 

3 July 2024

8:00 AM

3 July 2024

8:00 AM

“How did you go bankrupt?” Bill asked.

“Two ways,” Mike said. “Gradually and then suddenly.”

Those were Hemingway’s words in 1926’s The Sun Also Rises.

A century later, they apply to Joe Biden, not financially but politically. For him, the sun is not rising. It’s setting.

“Gradually and then suddenly” is the story of Joe Biden’s physical and cognitive decline.

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