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A teleprompter president looks pretty good right now | READER COMMENTARY

Joe Biden follows the script.
Joe Biden follows the script.

I’m sure the intent of the recently published political cartoon of Joe Biden reading from a teleprompter to thank his wife for passing the salt was to mock him. But is it a bad thing to stick to the script?

Someone who wings it might tell the American people to inject household disinfectants into their bodies. A president who shoots from the hip might tell citizens that COVID-19 is just like the flu while knowing it’s much deadlier. Just maybe, when a leader makes it up on the fly he might admit that he likes veterans who weren’t captured and that the war dead are losers (“Can Americans trust any COVID-19 vaccine offered before Nov. 3?” Sept. 10).

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I’m going to stick to the script and cast my vote for Joe Biden.

Robbie Leonard, Towson

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The writer is secretary of the Maryland Democratic Party.

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