Biden-Trump debate: a presidency in crisis

President Biden appeared alarmingly frail at the first presidential debate Thursday night in Atlanta, and the nation’s stress level over the election – already elevated by disapproval of both the major nominees and dark undercurrents of ugly legal battles affecting former President Trump – spiked even further. Words such as “horrific” and “nightmare” have been used liberally, even by Democrats, in news reports to describe Biden’s debate performance.