Friends, one of the intriguing questions about 2020 is whether a candidate who has been less available to the voters, and less available to the press, than almost any candidate in modern history can nonetheless win the election. Maybe. Biden will say, of course, that he's staying in his basement because it's the responsible thing to do in the midst of a pandemic. It may also be the smart thing to do, given his predilection for making gaffes and given the fact that the mainstream media is doing his work for him. Be that as it may, Trump is trying way harder to appeal to the voters, and, historically speaking, the voters like to see a candidate for President making an effort. They don't like to be taken for granted.
You'll like this article. It indicates that Biden backers are already nervous about the early returns, and specifically about low turnout among blacks and Hispanics.
If you really want a pick-me-up, check out this site. It's a Democratic voting analytics firm that's measuring turnout, and if you look specifically at the state-level data and the battleground states you'll see that, according to them, Republicans are ahead of where they were at this point in 2016, which is pretty remarkable given how few Democrats plan to vote on election day this year. I see ample grounds for optimism!