Magical thinking in enfeebled America

As Biden stumbles, the enemies of the west grow ever bolder and more contemptuous

The Peaceable Kingdom; Edward Hicks, 1847

I wondered here whether a ghost was occupying the Oval Office. Now, more and more commentators are noting US President Joe Biden’s apparent mental and physical infirmity.

Earlier this month, Biden forgot both the name of the Pentagon and his defence secretary Lloyd Austin, when he said:

I want to thank the — former…

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