The New York Times recently published a report in which it describes the lengths that First Lady Jill Biden has gone to "protect" her husband, President Joe Biden.
Per the Times:
Within Mr. Biden's inner circle, no one knows how taxing the job can be more than Jill Biden, the first lady. At times, she has worked to shield him from the sort of off-the-cuff interactions with reporters that occurred on Thursday evening, when Mr. Biden veered away from scripted remarks and started answering questions.
The purpose of the Times' report is clear. It is an attempt to circle the wagons following Special Counsel Robert Hur's report. But, as will be demonstrated, the Times' report could just as easily be interpreted as doing more harm to Biden.
Hur is the special counsel who has investigated Biden's alleged mishandling of classified documents. Overall, Hur chose not to prosecute Biden - but, significantly, it is not because Biden did not engage in criminal conduct.
Hur, in fact, writes that he "uncovered evidence that President Biden willfully retained and disclosed classified information after his vice presidency when he was a private citizen."
Nonetheless, Hur chose not to prosecute Biden, because, in his opinion, a jury would not find Biden guilty of the mental state required to commit the crime, and the reason that a jury would not find Biden guilty of the mental state seems to be because Biden, in Hur's opinion, is "a sympathetic, well-meaning, elderly man with a poor memory."
This, of course, is extremely bad news for a president seeking reelection, especially when a sizable portion of the population has consistently indicated on polls that it has concerns about Biden's mental fitness.
Biden immediately attempted to push back on Hur's report with the press conference alluded to above. But, Biden, during the press conference, had at least one memory lapse and he lashed out angrily at reporters, which many have argued only has confirmed Hur's report.
Now, the Times report is doing Biden even more harm by suggesting that Biden would not be able to function without Jill Biden.
The Times' report is written by author Katie Rogers, who is about to release a book, called American Woman.
The report includes an anecdote, from the book, that took place in January 2022, when Biden held a two-hour news conference. The first lady apparently scolded Biden's aides for allowing this to happen.
Furthermore, the Times report details how the first lady considers it among her "highest priorities" to "shield" her husband, how she has hired "members of his press staff and other senior aides," how she has attended "most of his political meetings," and more.
The Times' report really makes it appear as though the First Lady is doing more to run the Biden administration than Biden is.
Accordingly, it is hard to see how the report can do anything other than confirm the notion that Biden is not mentally fit to be running this country now - let alone for another four years.