June 11, 2019 | Reading Time: < 1 minute

You know what happens when you keep giving the benefit of the doubt to people who abuse it?

I’d given Joe Biden enough attention over the last week. But today I find I must use his latest remarks to make a point about an ongoing problem in Democratic politics. That problem is this: too many Democrats—especially elite Democratic donors—are far too willing to keep giving the Republican Party the benefit of the doubt.…

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I’d given Joe Biden enough attention over the last week. But today I find I must use his latest remarks to make a point about an ongoing problem in Democratic politics.

That problem is this: too many Democrats—especially elite Democratic donors—are far too willing to keep giving the Republican Party the benefit of the doubt.

John Stoehr is the editor of the Editorial Board. He writes the daily edition open and available to all. Find him @johnastoehr.

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