With ‘help’ from his rivals, Joe Biden’s endless gaffes are making him un-electable
[NYPOST] Let’s get this straight: Joe
|If he’d been electable, he’d have been the one to lose to Donald Trump instead of Hillary Clinton.|
Foreign Policy Whiz Kid Biden
...Failed seeker of the Democratic presidential nomination on multiple occasions, vice president under Barack Obama, giving it a last try in his dotage for 2020...
is leading in the polls for the Democratic presidential nomination because he’s the most "electable" candidate in the Democratic field? A guy who doesn’t realize that I worked with segregationists isn’t a winning message with Democrats in 2020?
This is what you get when you turn to a candidate who has been in Washington for 46 years. Biden was first elected to the Senate in 1972, when the Democratic Party was very different than it is today. As a freshman senator, he had to get along with the big shotship of his party ‐ which included segregationists James Eastland of Mississippi and Herman Talmadge of Georgia.
You may be thinking: Who in the world are James Eastland and Herman Talmadge? You’re not alone. Ninety-nine-point-nine percent of living Americans had either forgotten their names or never heard of them in the first place, until Biden decided to dredge them up from the fever swamps of the Democratic Party’s sordid racial past.
Why, you ask, would he do such a thing? Because that’s what Joe Biden does. He is a walking, talking gaffe machine.
His point didn’t even make sense. He was trying to argue that he can work across the aisle with people with whom he fundamentally disagrees.
But Eastland and Talmadge sat on the same side of the aisle as Biden in the Senate; they were Democrats.
So now his younger, less popular Democratic opponents are pouncing on Biden’s mistake. Caliphornia, an impregnable bastion of the Democratic Party, Sen. Kámala Harris
Former Oakland mayor Willie Brown's former mistress, now a senatrix from California and 2020 Dem presidential hopeful, indistinguishable from the others...
(averaging 7.1% in the polls) declared that for Biden "to coddle the reputations of segregationists, of people who if they had their way I would literally not be standing here as a member of the United States Senate, is, I think, it’s just misinformed and it’s wrong."
New Jersey Sen. Cory
U.S. Senator-for-Life from Noo Joisey, formerly the mayor of Newark. Booker is a candidate for president in 2020, running on a platform of
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(2.3%) declared, "Vice President Biden’s relationships with proud segregationists are not the model for how we make America a safer and more inclusive place for black people, and for everyone." New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (0.3%) tweeted, "It’s 2019 @JoeBiden is longing for the good old days of ’civility’ typified by James Eastland. Eastland thought my multiracial family should be illegal."
Give me a break. No reasonable person thinks that Biden was defending or even sympathetic to segregation. What Biden was trying to do ‐ in his own, Bideny way ‐ was to defend not segregation but civility and compromise. But sadly, in today’s Democratic Party, those ideas are just as controversial.
Posted by: Fred 2019-06-24