2020 presidential debate

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden participates in the first 2020 presidential election debate at Samson Pavilion in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 29 September 2020. The first presidential debate is co-hosted by Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic. (Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA/CP)

Biden’s best debate strategy: ignore Trump and speak to voters

The Dem nominee’s strongest moments came when he turned to the cameras and acted as if the incumbent wasn’t there

Trump and Biden during the first presidential election debate in Cleveland, Ohio, on Sept. 29, 2020 (Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA/CP)

Trump vs. Biden I: Come on, man

Paul Wells: Amid the chaos, Biden turned to speak to Americans, while Trump seemed barely aware anyone was watching at home.

Trump and Biden take part in the first presidential debate at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, on Sept. 29, 2020 (Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images)

Good luck, America: Five takeaways from the first presidential debate

The first debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden was uncivil, uninspiring and at times difficult to follow. It was America in 2020.