The Coming 2020 Joe Biden Disaster

I love you man, but please say it ain’t so, Joe. The headline in Politico says: “Biden cranks up his 2020 machine.” Will Democrats never learn? If the establishment goes for Biden as I did for Hillary and mows down the progressives in the primary, guess what, four more years of Trump. Yes, once again a huge chunk of Democrats will become so pissed off that they have been pushed aside they will either vote for a third party, or heaven forbid, directly for the Donald out of spit, again, and America, hanging by a thread by then, will snap.

The Republicans and Russians, via social media and being even better at it, will have a field day encouraging such a rebellion among Democrats. Welcome to the familiar black magic of the Electoral College.

Why is it that the only party that has even the slightest interest in governing on behalf of ALL the American people manages to find so many ways of avoiding important positions of power? Yes, it requires power to govern no matter how noble one’s intensions.

Indeed, while Democrats play policy games, Republicans employ every dumbass psychological trick in the book to get the naïve to vote against their own self-interest — easy pickings. Just find out what crazy myths the sillies will be excited to soak up and push hell out of them. It’s true, says the flimflam man, I’m just like you except I’m the world’s richest, most successful businessman ever. Really, the hayseeds bought that bull crap.

So while Democrat are working out all the good things they will do once elected, the Republicans are focused like a laser on all the nonsense that is required to get elected. As with Trump, all the GOP cares about is winning. But come on Dems, you don’t have to make it so easy for Republicans. Joe, you’re a gem of a guy, but your time has come and gone. Find some other JFK like, young dynamo and back him or her. Please, do the country a favor, Joe. Shut down your circular firing squad before it is too late.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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