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The special counsel says the president is old. Nothing new about that.

For all the furor over special counsel Robert K. Hur’s report about President Biden’s alleged mishandling of classified material, there isn’t really much new in it.

Editorial Board

Washington Post

February 9, 2024

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This article provides a balanced overview of the special counsel Robert K. Hur's report on President Biden's handling of classified materials, contrasting it with the case against former President Trump. It acknowledges Biden's carelessness but also highlights the lack of criminal intent and the Justice Department's independence under Attorney General Merrick Garland. The piece discusses the political implications of the report, particularly concerning Biden's age and mental fitness, without succumbing to sensationalism or bias. It correctly points out the legal and factual distinctions between Biden's and Trump's cases, emphasizing the broader context and urging a comparative assessment of their flaws. The analysis suggests that voter concerns about Biden's capabilities are legitimate but should be weighed against the relative merits and demerits of his potential opponent. Overall, the article stands out for its measured tone and its effort to provide a comprehensive understanding of the issues at hand without resorting to logical fallacies.

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