Analysis: Ordinary Joe Biden

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It's often said that each US president is the direct antidote to the excesses of his predecessor. You might have noticed that Donald Trump was not the humblest president in US history. Joe Biden is just the opposite.
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(CNN) It's often said that each US president is the direct antidote to the excesses of his predecessor.

You might have noticed that Donald Trump -- who made his name by literally splashing it across apartment blocks, hotels, airliners, steaks and pretty much anything else that could be sold -- was not the humblest president in US history. He was forever boasting about how smart he was,…
Analysis by Stephen Collinson with Shelby Rose, CNN
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