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A Closely Reported Look at Joe Biden’s ‘Lucky’ Path to the White House

Mar 02, 2021 - The New York Times

In their new book, the journalists Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes recount how Biden’s campaign overcame a number of moments when its chances were nearly sunk.

About midway through “Lucky,” the journalists Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes describe the concerns that some Democrats had last summer about Joe Biden, by then the party’s presidential nominee: How could they hope to win with “an agenda and a person so bland it made cardboard taste flavorful”?

Considering that this ...