This week cohosts Emily Jane Fox and Joe Hagan pore through the pages of Beautiful Things, the eye-popping new Hunter Biden memoir, to highlight its revelations and insights—not only into a president’s son, but into the Biden presidency itself and this peculiar moment in American history. A tearful, candid tale of addiction and familial love, the book describes in excruciating detail the death of Hunter’s brother, Beau; the Biden family’s private struggles in the aftermath; and Hunter’s lurid descent into alcoholism and crack addiction. He also attempts to set the record straight on the Burisma controversy that made him the political scapegoat for Donald Trump.
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