The second night of the Democratic primary debates in Michigan paid off with a genuine fight night, featuring Joe Biden against all comers.
For more than two hours Wednesday night at the Fox theater in Detroit, Democratic rivals took jabs at the former vice president, seeking to portray the the 2020 frontrunner as a relic of the party’s past who’s unfit to carry its banner today. Kamala Harris swung at him on health care. Julián Castro and Bill de Blasio hit him over Obama-era deportations. Cory Booker connected on criminal justice reform. And Jay Inslee hammered Biden over a climate plan the governor says would slow-cook the planet.
To his credit, Biden looked like he’d been in