In his long and indistinguished career as an inconsequential senator from an invisible state, Joe Biden perfected a persona of dullness seldom matched in politics.
And now, as the presumptive Donk nominee to take on President Trump in 2020, Sleepy Joe’s blandness and boringness might be just what Doctor Uncle Sam ordered as the somnambulant antidote to The Showman in the White House.
Love him or hate him, El Donaldo is always entertaining and never dull – a hyperkinetic lightning rod presently serving as trollmaster of the universe.
But how, after four intense years of media meltdowns and Hollywood-like hoopla, will the prospect of four more years of splody-heads from The Resistance play out in Peoria?
Might non-aligned and non-politically addicted voters say it’s time for Mr. Excitement to pack it in and replace him with the Democrat version of Willard Romney?
The Big Cigars who determine the Donk nominee might just be betting that Ol’ Plugs is the antidote to the daily drama they have so calculatedly engineered for the past few years. (Bobby Mueller and Jerry Nadler – talkin’ ’bout you, bros…).
Certainly Biden can’t be the top Donk choice because of his intellect, personality, campaign prowess, legislative record or writing composition skill set.
Donald Trump burned down the house in 2016.
2020 might be the year the Donks figure the country wants to douse rather than stir the still smoldering ashes.
And therein may lay a yawning opportunity for Sleepy Joe…