called risk management.
“We’ve never seen a more packaged, homogenized, protected president than Joe Biden,” Fox News contributor and media analyst Joe Concha said. “His handlers are petrified of him sitting down for anything resembling a challenging interview.”
… During his press conferences, Biden is routinely provided with a list of pre-selected reporters for him to call on, which has drawn ire from critics.
… Biden raised eyebrows in August 2021 when he told the press he was “instructed” to call on the pre-selected reporters.
Yes, “bunker mentality.”