A case can be made that Biden and Trump are locked into a race to the bottom of the polling charts, since the president’s average approval, according to FiveThirtyEight, has drooped to 38.5 percent.
Scant consolation for Biden is that he bests Trump by a 44-to-41 percent margin in the latest New York Times/Siena College polling matchup for 2024.
For all the talk of prosecuting Trump for his increasingly evident role in instigating the storming of the Capitol, the Jan. 6 committee has been fulfilling a higher obligation. And that is making an ironclad case to the voters that Trump is unfit for any public office, including drain commissioner and county coroner.
The hearings this week and next may not mark the end of the line for the public phase of the inquiry. In fact, the “smoking gun” evidence continues to accumulate, with former White House counsel Pat Cipollone giving a…