2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is doing little to dispel the “Sleepy Joe” nickname bestowed upon him by President Trump some 50-odd days before the election.
Every four years, Labor Day traditionally marks the start of a fierce fall fight for the White House, when campaigns crisscross the country for rallies and fundraisers, ramp up their get-out-the-vote efforts, and dole out millions of dollars for ads in states where they hope to leave a deeper footprint.
But this cycle continues to defy convention thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.
While Trump has already notched up two multistate days in the week since Labor Day, Biden’s team sent his dedicated bunch of pool reporters home three times before 10:30 a.m. EDT because it hadn’t planned any public events for the two-term vice president.
Snapshot of Biden’s schedule
Even before he became the Democratic standard-bearer, Biden, 77, had a light schedule.
After spending the holiday campaigning in neighboring Pennsylvania,