Chip Somodevilla / Getty ImagesDemocratic presidential nominee Joe Biden delivers remarks about health care at Beech Woods Recreation Center in Southfield, Michigan, on Friday. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)
The political-insider website Axios published a story Wednesday headlined “Joe Biden is the luckiest, least scrutinized frontrunner.”
Mike Allen and Hans Nichols declared: “Eight months ago, Joe Biden was in danger of losing the Democratic nomination. Now he’s a prohibitive favorite for president — who got there with lots of luck and shockingly little scrutiny.”
Or, to put it another way, Biden is blessed with loads of “luck” due to a press corps that has energetically avoided all its own sloganeering about holding public officials accountable.
Axios didn’t note that President Donald Trump submitted to a rough interview with Jonathan Swan of Axios that liberal outlets everywhere exploited, while Biden has not been submitted to one.
President Trump submitted