Some Democrats are hinting that they believe the 78-year-old Joe Biden may not have been the best person to hand the nuclear football off to.
A letter signed by three dozen Democrats urges Biden to relinquish full control over the country’s nuclear weapons in favor of a committee approach.
The letter failed to answer an obvious question: Who is on the committee that currently appears to be running the country, and does that committee have the right stuff to handle the football on behalf of the American people?
“...Vesting one person with this authority entails real risks,” states the letter spearheaded by California Democrat Rep. Jimmy Panetta. “Past presidents have threatened to attack other countries with nuclear weapons or exhibited behavior that caused other officials to express concern about the president’s judgment.“