Return of the Hillarybots: Why is the liberal media so afraid of Joe Biden?

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These past few weeks, as Joe Biden reaches a final decision on whether or not he will run for president, there have been a slew of pieces emanating from the pro-Clinton camp, insisting that Biden running for president would be a bad idea, and even that he shouldn’t do it. Writing in CNN, Julian Zelizer flatly insisted “Biden should not run.”

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Julian Zelizer is a fellow in New America's Political Reform program. He is the Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, Class of 1941 Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton University and writes a weekly column for