Remember – Biden Was Always a Plant

 

The Biden administration has always been a Potemkin construct, a sham.  Every single person knows that he is simply mentally unfit, and everybody has known it since before the laughable election.  Some people lie about this because he’s their guy — they won’t admit it — but they know nonetheless.  Always did.

And this installation of a bumbling incompetent is not an accident.  Biden is prima facie in charge of nothing, therefore somebody else is, or somebodies else are.  I lean toward the latter.  There is indeed a conspiracy, it’s just not a well-organized one.  This whole thing is a tremendous exercise in the government becoming unaccountable.  People throughout government, media, and the actual Democrat party apparatus knew this, and willfully worked to install this marionette — each striving to get their hands on a string.

A dead body is ejected from a car at high speed.  Hundreds of people witness it.  The crowd turns on those asking “who was in the car”?  That’s two conspiracies — one of the perpetrators in the car, and another of those who have decided to shut up, and to shut others up, if they know what’s good for them.  They know what’s best for all of us — just ask them.  Yet it’s not crazy to point out that there is indeed a conspiracy, despite a lack of specifics.  “Can you cite your sources?”

Every President — every leader — relies on staff and institutions to advise, to plan, to execute.  This Presidency shows the staff and institutions finally engulfing the office.  Joe Biden is the most prominent casualty of the deep-state mutiny and coup which brought down Trump, and which now owns the Presidency.  Shut up if you know what’s good for you.

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  1. BDB Coolidge
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    @BDB

    Corollary I’m working on:  “Cynicism cannot be detected by the insufficiently cynical.  He without his own cynicism cannot see it in others — cannot hear the tone, does not get the joke, will not guess the true state of affairs.”

    Something like that.

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  2. Victor Tango Kilo Member
    Victor Tango Kilo
    @VtheK

    “We know they are lying, they know they are lying, they know we know they are lying, we know they know we know they are lying, but they are still lying.” – Attributed to Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn, presciently describing American politics in the 21st Century. 

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  3. Ed G. Inactive
    Ed G.
    @EdG

    BDB (View Comment):

    Corollary I’m working on: “Cynicism cannot be detected by the insufficiently cynical. He without his own cynicism cannot see it in others — cannot hear the tone, does not get the joke, will not guess the true state of affairs.”

    Something like that.

    It’s close, but probably prone to semantic pushback. 

    My first thought is that the insufficiently cynical do hear the tone and it repels them away from an awakening if such a thing were possible.

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  4. Misthiocracy got drunk and Member
    Misthiocracy got drunk and
    @Misthiocracy

    Government-By-Committee is a keystone of progressive ideology.

    They believe that committees are inherently more “democratic” than a single decision-maker at the top of the hierarchy, despite the oodles of evidence that committees simply result in groupthink (“Ahem! Consensus-building!”) while a single decision-maker with a diverse group of advisers actually results in more freedom to express dissenting opinions and influence decision-making.

    The scene from The Death Of Stalin where every decision is made “unanimously” is a great illustration of this phenomenon. Anything less than unanimous consent is “factionalism”, which is of course intolerable to anybody that believes history has a right side and a wrong side.

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  5. Ed G. Inactive
    Ed G.
    @EdG

    This immediately had me thinking about the recent Rogan episode with HR McMaster. Likable guy; energetic, curious, seemingly solid thought processes.

    Except when it comes to the obvious deep state war on Trump and conservatives. On January sixth, McMaster just can’t see the government running an agent provocateur operation or a false flag. After all we’ve seen and know about 2014-present; after he had an inside view for it all.

    Is he such a non-cynic as you’re describing? So much that he really can’t see any of it? That’s hard to believe.

    Or is McMaster a smooth lying operator doing his duty for this deep state? As dangerous and horrific as that is to contemplate, this option is far more believable.

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  6. BDB Coolidge
    BDB
    @BDB

    Ed G. (View Comment):

    BDB (View Comment):

    Corollary I’m working on: “Cynicism cannot be detected by the insufficiently cynical. He without his own cynicism cannot see it in others — cannot hear the tone, does not get the joke, will not guess the true state of affairs.”

    Something like that.

    It’s close, but probably prone to semantic pushback.

    My first thought is that the insufficiently cynical do hear the tone and it repels them away from an awakening if such a thing were possible.

    I would say that you’re picturing a smaller difference between cynic and observer.  I support what you say — I just submit that I’m saying something different.

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  7. BDB Coolidge
    BDB
    @BDB

    Ed G. (View Comment):

    This immediately had me thinking about the recent Rogan episode with HR McMaster. Likable guy; energetic, curious, seemingly solid thought processes.

    Except when it comes to the obvious deep state war on Trump and conservatives. On January sixth, McMaster just can’t see the government running an agent provocateur operation or a false flag. After all we’ve seen and know about 2014-present; after he had an inside view for it all.

    Is he such a non-cynic as you’re describing? So much that he really can’t see any of it? That’s hard to believe.

    Or is McMaster a smooth lying operator doing his duty for this deep state? As dangerous and horrific as that is to contemplate, this option is far more believable.

    Based on your description, I would assume that he is otherwise capable and likeable etc, but has formed an exception.  Whatever that process is by which people “spoink!” resolve cognitive dissonance by refusing to think about it anymore — that’s what that sounds like.

    I once discovered that there are people with whom you can trust your life — but not your money.  People are strange.

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  8. genferei Member
    genferei
    @genferei

    Biden may be a plant – a houseplant. 

    I wonder if there will be any records left when historians come to write about this extraordinary part of US history – when the (deep and deepish) state finally unmoored itself from the electorate.

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  9. BDB Coolidge
    BDB
    @BDB

    I guess the reason I bring this Biden stuff up now is that the dam seems to be breaking.  A dam anyway.  Don’t let these people fool you withtheir “analyses” and breaking news.  They all fricking knew it.  It was intentional.

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  10. Kevin Schulte Member
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    @KevinSchulte

    Misthiocracy got drunk and (View Comment):

    Government-By-Committee is a keystone of progressive ideology.

    They believe that committees are inherently more “democratic” than a single decision-maker at the top of the hierarchy, despite the oodles of evidence that committees simply result in groupthink (“Ahem! Consensus-building!”) while a single decision-maker with a diverse group of advisers actually results in more freedom to express dissenting opinions and influence decision-making.

    The scene from The Death Of Stalin where every decision is made “unanimously” is a great illustration of this phenomenon. Anything less than unanimous consent is “factionalism”, which is of course intolerable to anybody that believes history has a right side and a wrong side.

    The EU is a prime example of this. 

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  11. Ed G. Inactive
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    @EdG

    BDB (View Comment):

    I guess the reason I bring this Biden stuff up now is that the dam seems to be breaking. A dam anyway. Don’t let these people fool you with their “analyses” and breaking news. They all fricking knew it. It was intentional.

    Another option I just thought of: people like McMaster or even the MSM talking heads expected that they were just occupying sinecures and that things are mostly turnkey at this point. When confronted with evidence that something is really wrong – acting on it according to their ostensible duty wasn’t what they signed up for and surely others were actively handling it anyway. 

    It’s a plausible option in between dupe and active participant. Doesn’t make any of them look good no matter what the case may be.

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  12. BDB Coolidge
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    Ed G. (View Comment):

    BDB (View Comment):

    I guess the reason I bring this Biden stuff up now is that the dam seems to be breaking. A dam anyway. Don’t let these people fool you with their “analyses” and breaking news. They all fricking knew it. It was intentional.

    Another option I just thought of: people like McMaster or even the MSM talking heads expected that they were just occupying sinecures and that things are mostly turnkey at this point. When confronted with evidence that something is really wrong – acting on it according to their ostensible duty wasn’t what they signed up for and surely others were actively handling it anyway.

    It’s a plausible option in between dupe and active participant. Doesn’t make any of them look good no matter what the case may be.

    I’ll say that many of these folks were willing dupes.  Nobody with a brain did not realize that Biden was senile even before the election.  If they were fooled, they fooled themselves in an act of will.  At the risk of talking in circles, I’m saying that they had a constructive duty to know, they had all the information, and they chose to ignore it.  The things they left out or refused to publicy consider / admit are evidence that they were not innocently fooled.  They participated, willingly.

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  13. Full Size Tabby Member
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    Good use of a post title with ambiguous meaning, with two or more potential meanings fitting the circumstances, to attract the reader’s attention. With @genferei I started reading wondering whether the post was to compare Joe Biden’s intellect with things that grow out of the ground, or to analyze Joe Biden’s usefulness as a front to conceal the real operatives working behind him. 

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  14. Postmodern Hoplite Coolidge
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    @PostmodernHoplite

    Ed G. (View Comment):

    This immediately had me thinking about the recent Rogan episode with HR McMaster. Likable guy; energetic, curious, seemingly solid thought processes.

    Except when it comes to the obvious deep state war on Trump and conservatives. On January sixth, McMaster just can’t see the government running an agent provocateur operation or a false flag. After all we’ve seen and know about 2014-present; after he had an inside view for it all.

    Is he such a non-cynic as you’re describing? So much that he really can’t see any of it? That’s hard to believe.

    Or is McMaster a smooth lying operator doing his duty for this deep state? As dangerous and horrific as that is to contemplate, this option is far more believable.

    When one has spent 30+ years in uniform, it’s really, REALLY hard to think and speak critically about your own service. (I can attest to that.) Even though McMaster wrote one of the most scathing critiques of senior leaders (the Joint Chiefs and President Johnson in 1964-65), he seems incapable of recognizing the same deficiencies in his contemporaries. He doesn’t really want to see that his peers (and by extension he himself) are capable of the same malfeasance as those of a previous generation. But if he were an operator of the Deep State, I think he’d have made four stars and still be on the inside, not a retired three-star on the outside. (But maybe I’m all ate-up, too…)

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  15. Ed G. Inactive
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    @EdG

    Postmodern Hoplite (View Comment):

    Ed G. (View Comment):

    This immediately had me thinking about the recent Rogan episode with HR McMaster. Likable guy; energetic, curious, seemingly solid thought processes.

    Except when it comes to the obvious deep state war on Trump and conservatives. On January sixth, McMaster just can’t see the government running an agent provocateur operation or a false flag. After all we’ve seen and know about 2014-present; after he had an inside view for it all.

    Is he such a non-cynic as you’re describing? So much that he really can’t see any of it? That’s hard to believe.

    Or is McMaster a smooth lying operator doing his duty for this deep state? As dangerous and horrific as that is to contemplate, this option is far more believable.

    When one has spent 30+ years in uniform, it’s really, REALLY hard to think and speak critically about your own service. (I can attest to that.) Even though McMaster wrote one of the most scathing critiques of senior leaders (the Joint Chiefs and President Johnson in 1964-65), he seems incapable of recognizing the same deficiencies in his contemporaries. He doesn’t really want to see that his peers (and by extension he himself) are capable of the same malfeasance as those of a previous generation. But if he were an operator of the Deep State, I think he’d have made four stars and still be on the inside, not a retired three-star on the outside. (But maybe I’m all ate-up, too…)

    I have no way of knowing for sure. All I have is this cognitive dissonance and speculation on how it gets resolved. So many strong seemingly contradictory indicators. It’s hard to escape BDB’s conclusion that so many were willing dupes, including McMaster. Too bad too; it tends to tarnish his 30 year career and real achievements in my eyes. 

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  16. DonG (CAGW is a hoax) Coolidge
    DonG (CAGW is a hoax)
    @DonG

    BDB: Biden is the most prominent casualty

    He is not a casualty, he is benefiting from a system that installed him as the Manchurian Candidate.  He got what he always wanted and so did Dr. Jill.  The voters are casualties.

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  17. namlliT noD Member
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    @DonTillman

    Misthiocracy got drunk and (View Comment):

    Government-By-Committee is a keystone of progressive ideology.

    They believe that committees are inherently more “democratic” than a single decision-maker at the top of the hierarchy, despite the oodles of evidence that committees simply result in groupthink (“Ahem! Consensus-building!”) while a single decision-maker with a diverse group of advisers actually results in more freedom to express dissenting opinions and influence decision-making.

    More importantly, a committee is generally not accountable for their decisions.

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  18. Jim McConnell Member
    Jim McConnell
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    genferei (View Comment):

    Biden may be a plant – a houseplant.

    I wonder if there will be any records left when historians come to write about this extraordinary part of US history – when the (deep and deepish) state finally unmoored itself from the electorate.

    I really like your phrasing there.

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  19. Saint Augustine Member
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    @SaintAugustine

    BDB: There is indeed a conspiracy, it’s just not a well-organized one.  This whole thing is a tremendous exercise in the government becoming unaccountable.  People throughout government, media, and the actual Democrat party apparatus knew this, and willfully worked to install this marionette — each striving to get their hands on a string.

    Most likely.

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  20. Flicker Coolidge
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    @Flicker

    BDB (View Comment):

    Corollary I’m working on: “Cynicism cannot be detected by the insufficiently cynical. He without his own cynicism cannot see it in others — cannot hear the tone, does not get the joke, will not guess the true state of affairs.”

    Something like that.

    Yeah, good.  But I detect different levels of cynicism in the same person that depend on the individual’s views, education and personal biases.  One person can be gullible and accepting of one thing and rightly cynical of other things; perhaps largely dependent on what he thinks he knows and has learned over the course of his life.

    Life has been comparatively very good for everyone in the US for all of their lives.  Perhaps their cynicism in underdeveloped in many areas.

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  21. Flicker Coolidge
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    @Flicker

    Ed G. (View Comment):

    This immediately had me thinking about the recent Rogan episode with HR McMaster. Likable guy; energetic, curious, seemingly solid thought processes.

    Except when it comes to the obvious deep state war on Trump and conservatives. On January sixth, McMaster just can’t see the government running an agent provocateur operation or a false flag. After all we’ve seen and know about 2014-present; after he had an inside view for it all.

    Is he such a non-cynic as you’re describing? So much that he really can’t see any of it? That’s hard to believe.

    Or is McMaster a smooth lying operator doing his duty for this deep state? As dangerous and horrific as that is to contemplate, this option is far more believable.

    If your job has been for decades, in government, and preparing for war and to wage war, including enemy deception, and spies, I find it hard to think that that person isn’t if not cynical, at least suspicious or sceptical of everything.  Not accepting that there could be false flags within the realm of reality, and to deny the possibility, is either looney tunes or lying.

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  22. Flicker Coolidge
    Flicker
    @Flicker

    genferei (View Comment):

    Biden may be a plant – a houseplant.

    I wonder if there will be any records left when historians come to write about this extraordinary part of US history – when the (deep and deepish) state finally unmoored itself from the electorate.

    I thought that was the point of the title.

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  23. Flicker Coolidge
    Flicker
    @Flicker

    BDB (View Comment):

    I guess the reason I bring this Biden stuff up now is that the dam seems to be breaking. A dam anyway. Don’t let these people fool you withtheir “analyses” and breaking news. They all fricking knew it. It was intentional.

    Yes, about a dam breaking.  Apparently Biden blew the FBI cover story by stating before the cameras that the Texas terrorist was in fact a known terrorist.  That’s kind of loose lips may unnerve his masters.

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  24. Barfly Member
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    @Barfly

    I know, I know!

    A ficus.

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  25. Barfly Member
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    @Barfly

    Postmodern Hoplite (View Comment):

    Ed G. (View Comment):

    This immediately had me thinking about the recent Rogan episode with HR McMaster. Likable guy; energetic, curious, seemingly solid thought processes.

    Except when it comes to the obvious deep state war on Trump and conservatives. On January sixth, McMaster just can’t see the government running an agent provocateur operation or a false flag. After all we’ve seen and know about 2014-present; after he had an inside view for it all.

    Is he such a non-cynic as you’re describing? So much that he really can’t see any of it? That’s hard to believe.

    Or is McMaster a smooth lying operator doing his duty for this deep state? As dangerous and horrific as that is to contemplate, this option is far more believable.

    When one has spent 30+ years in uniform, it’s really, REALLY hard to think and speak critically about your own service. (I can attest to that.) Even though McMaster wrote one of the most scathing critiques of senior leaders (the Joint Chiefs and President Johnson in 1964-65), he seems incapable of recognizing the same deficiencies in his contemporaries. He doesn’t really want to see that his peers (and by extension he himself) are capable of the same malfeasance as those of a previous generation. But if he were an operator of the Deep State, I think he’d have made four stars and still be on the inside, not a retired three-star on the outside. (But maybe I’m all ate-up, too…)

    I don’t trust him. Andy McCarthy either, for the same reason.

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  26. genferei Member
    genferei
    @genferei

    How about these guys?

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  27. Mad Gerald Coolidge
    Mad Gerald
    @Jose

    Misthiocracy got drunk and (View Comment):

    Government-By-Committee is a keystone of progressive ideology.

    They believe that committees are inherently more “democratic” than a single decision-maker at the top of the hierarchy, despite the oodles of evidence that committees simply result in groupthink (“Ahem! Consensus-building!”) while a single decision-maker with a diverse group of advisers actually results in more freedom to express dissenting opinions and influence decision-making.

    The scene from The Death Of Stalin where every decision is made “unanimously” is a great illustration of this phenomenon. Anything less than unanimous consent is “factionalism”, which is of course intolerable to anybody that believes history has a right side and a wrong side.

    This makes me think of the left attacking Jordan Peterson for his theories on Meritocracy.  And for the offense of stating that hierarchies are inevitable..

    The Death of Stalin is a hoot!  I was the only one in the theater…

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  28. kedavis Inactive
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    BDB (View Comment):

    Ed G. (View Comment):

    This immediately had me thinking about the recent Rogan episode with HR McMaster. Likable guy; energetic, curious, seemingly solid thought processes.

    Except when it comes to the obvious deep state war on Trump and conservatives. On January sixth, McMaster just can’t see the government running an agent provocateur operation or a false flag. After all we’ve seen and know about 2014-present; after he had an inside view for it all.

    Is he such a non-cynic as you’re describing? So much that he really can’t see any of it? That’s hard to believe.

    Or is McMaster a smooth lying operator doing his duty for this deep state? As dangerous and horrific as that is to contemplate, this option is far more believable.

    Based on your description, I would assume that he is otherwise capable and likeable etc, but has formed an exception. Whatever that process is by which people “spoink!” resolve cognitive dissonance by refusing to think about it anymore — that’s what that sounds like.

    I once discovered that there are people with whom you can trust your life — but not your money. People are strange.

    Andy McCarthy seems to have the same problem: no matter how badly the FBI and others in his circle behave, he continues to believe they’re good upstanding people who would never do such things.

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  29. GlennAmurgis Coolidge
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    @GlennAmurgis

    There are lots of comparison of Biden to Carter. I think Biden is more like another leader from the 1970 – Brezhnev.  I barely alive “leader” who’s country was starting to crumble. The empty shelves in the shops have that 1970s Soviet feel to them 

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  30. Franco Member
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    @Franco

    kedavis (View Comment):

    BDB (View Comment):

    Ed G. (View Comment):

    This immediately had me thinking about the recent Rogan episode with HR McMaster. Likable guy; energetic, curious, seemingly solid thought processes.

    Except when it comes to the obvious deep state war on Trump and conservatives. On January sixth, McMaster just can’t see the government running an agent provocateur operation or a false flag. After all we’ve seen and know about 2014-present; after he had an inside view for it all.

    Is he such a non-cynic as you’re describing? So much that he really can’t see any of it? That’s hard to believe.

    Or is McMaster a smooth lying operator doing his duty for this deep state? As dangerous and horrific as that is to contemplate, this option is far more believable.

    Based on your description, I would assume that he is otherwise capable and likeable etc, but has formed an exception. Whatever that process is by which people “spoink!” resolve cognitive dissonance by refusing to think about it anymore — that’s what that sounds like.

    I once discovered that there are people with whom you can trust your life — but not your money. People are strange.

    Andy McCarthy seems to have the same problem: no matter how badly the FBI and others in his circle behave, he continues to believe they’re good upstanding people who would never do such things.

    Call me cynical, but maybe – just maybe, they have some dirt on him. The FBI headquarters still bears the name J. Edgar Hoover. 

    *this is not meant to impugn the reputation of McCarthy or anyone else. It could be a sister’s illegitimate baby she had at 16 , or someone in his family has an adoption not entirely legal. But believe me, they have a lot of information and I wouldn’t put it past them to be using it, even passively. All someone needs to know is that they have certain info and they will become very complacent.

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