Donald Trump doesn’t drink or smoke and often boasts of being in excellent health, contrasting his vigor to that of his “low energy” opponents.
The 74-year-old US president has every chance of making a swift and complete recovery from the coronavirus, yet it remains a formidable and unpredictable enemy.
During the Republican primaries of 2016, he famously called rival Jeb Bush a man of “low energy,” a description he now applies to his Democratic opponent, former vice president Joe Biden — or more often “Sleepy Joe.”
In the last election campaign, he asserted that Hillary Clinton lacked “the mental and physical stamina” to become president and tried to portray her as partial to frequent naps.
Not only has Trump reprised similar attacks against Biden in 2020, but he’s gone on to mock his fellow septuagenarian’s stricter use of face masks as a sign of frailty.
“He shows up with the