The Democrats’ “Biden Trap”

 

We are seeing more and more Democrat-allied reporting these days designed to make Democrat voters think of the Biden presidency like Republicans have since 2020. There is speculation that they are going to jettison Biden before the November elections. But the problem is: how do you do it, and what rationale do you use without it doing more harm than good for the party?

There are three reasons Biden should go:

  1. He is mentally incapable of performing the duties of president.
  2. He is corrupt.
  3. His policies harm the nation.

Progressives will never push him out over #3 because those policies are their policies.

So how do you choose between #1 and #2? The slam dunk is #2, if you just do any reporting on the Hunter connection. But having colluded to “hide the ball” in 2020, how do they use the corruption without exposing their collusion? And since everyone knows that the only reason you are exposing it now is for some political advantage that made you collude then, it doesn’t gain votes (even if it may save you losing more votes than you already lost). And they would likely try to get Biden to resign (a la Nixon) and might have to have a deal for a pardon of the Biden, Inc., participants.

#1 is a very obvious reason for taking action and can even be accomplished involuntarily. But, again, the “basement campaign” strategy was a “hide the ball” action just with a different thing to hide. So you end up in the same place, with the same outcomes, as #2. So the Democrats have a “damned if you do, damned if you do, damned if you don’t” dilemma.

Was displacing Trump worth it for the Democrats? It’s hard to imagine how Biden’s presidency has been worth it for any TDS Republicans who are not part of the WEF crowd or industries that benefit therefrom. It is also hard to imagine how it has been worth it to any independents or Kennedy-style Democrats who are just working class. Where did the Democrats think this would all end up? You would think they could see it coming, but then again they seem to think that destroying the nation will work out well for them.

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  1. Arahant Member
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    But they also have the Harris Trap.

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  2. Susan Quinn Contributor
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    Trying to figure out how the Dems will deal with Biden is impossible to know, I think. They are irrational, inconsistent and foolish in just about everything they do, so my mind simply won’t go there. Whatever they try, I hope it doesn’t hurt the Reps.

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  3. RushBabe49 Thatcher
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    1.  Impeachment, based on the invasion on the Southern border. 
      2.  25th Amendment, based on declining mental faculties, which is plainly evident. 
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  4. Ekosj Member
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    Arahant (View Comment):

    But they also have the Harris Trap.

    Kamala Harris may be the best political move FJB ever made.

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  5. Jim McConnell Member
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    Ekosj (View Comment):

    Arahant (View Comment):

    But they also have the Harris Trap.

    Kamala Harris may be the best political move FJB ever made.

    That’s what I was thinking. Even the Democrats don’t want America saddled with Harris as President. Maybe Hilary can arrange another accident or suicide and have herself quickly appointed VP.

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  6. Cassandro Coolidge
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    I disagree.  It’s very simple.

    President Biden was in perfect health until he had that stroke tomorrow.

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  7. Old Bathos Moderator
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    If the Dems stage a coup, would they dump Harris first to install a non-moron as VP.  If they are going to dump them both and Pelosi becomes POTUS, would that actually be much worse?

    There are only three months left before the mid-term election.  I don’t see them moving fast enough to make any of these changes.  Also keep in mind that this is the worst, least competent cabinet and White House staff in US history.  There are no strong leader types to pull the strings and force some direction.  

    Biden will get worse.  The GOP majority will go after Hunter and the Biden family corruption.  Eventually, the media won’t mind and will pile on–Biden was why it all went bad, not the leftist policies which are still brilliant and would have worked but for Biden.  The administration will dissolve before our eyes.  It will be chaos.

     

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  8. MarciN Member
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    Old Bathos (View Comment):
    If they are going to dump them both and Pelosi becomes POTUS, would that actually be much worse?

    I’ve been thinking of the Nixon-Agnew solution. The Democrats took out Agnew first. I know there’s disagreement on this, but I have always heard that the charges against Agnew were trumped up (“trumped up charges” certainly has a new meaning these days :-)  ). Then the House elected Gerry Ford. I wonder why they didn’t elect a Democrat.

    I need to do some research on this. :-)

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  9. Old Bathos Moderator
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    MarciN (View Comment):

    Old Bathos (View Comment):
    If they are going to dump them both and Pelosi becomes POTUS, would that actually be much worse?

    I’ve been thinking of the Nixon-Agnew solution. The Democrats took out Agnew first. I know there’s disagreement on this, but I have always heard that the charges against Agnew were trumped up (“trumped up charges” certainly has a new meaning these days :-) ). Then the House elected Gerry Ford. I wonder why they didn’t elect a Democrat.

    I need to do some research on this. :-)

    Agnew had been executive of Baltimore County and Governor which in those days holding those offices was practically an admission of corruption.  The US Attorney (George Beall) looking at other, more contemporary corruption later picked up a trail to Agnew.  (Beall was a Republican and the son of a Senator and the brother of a future Senator so it was not a partisan witch hunt.)  

    Democrats figured at the time that the GOP had won the election and it would have seemed too much like a coup to install a Democrat as VP.  The President should have someone of his own party.  People thought like that in those days.   When Ford picked Rockefeller as his VP, as I recall there was more opposition from GOP conservatives than from Democrats. 

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  10. Stad Coolidge
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    Old Bathos (View Comment):
    The GOP majority will go after Hunter and the Biden family corruption.

    It may be hard to go after Hunter:

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  11. Django Member
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    Cassandro (View Comment):

    I disagree. It’s very simple.

    President Biden was in perfect health until he had that stoke tomorrow.

    Lots of people have said that Biden is not in charge, that some group is “running him”. If true, that group should be able to persuade him to step down for “health reasons”. He just decided that after that previously unreported health issue, he wasn’t capable of meeting the demands of the office. And the stress of seeing members of his family indicted, maybe Hunter dying of a drug overdose, DrJill herself developing health issues. All those could easily persuade him to vacate. 

    The same group should be able to convince Heels-Up Harris to do some preparations and stop looking like a fool for 18 months or so, while they decide who will primary her. 

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  12. Stad Coolidge
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    Django (View Comment):

    Cassandro (View Comment):

    I disagree. It’s very simple.

    President Biden was in perfect health until he had that stoke tomorrow.

    Lots of people have said that Biden is not in charge, that some group is “running him”. If true, that group should be able to persuade him to step down for “health reasons”. He just decided that after that previously unreported health issue, he wasn’t capable of meeting the demands of the office. And the stress of seeing members of his family indicted, maybe Hunter dying of a drug overdose, DrJill herself developing health issues. All those could easily persuade him to vacate.

    The same group should be able to convince Heels-Up Harris to do some preparations and stop looking like a fool for 18 months or so, while they decide who will primary her.

    OTOH, the group controlling Biden might not want him to step down so they can remain in power.  The Dems have really put themselves in a bind . . .

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  13. Django Member
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    Stad (View Comment):

    Django (View Comment):

    Cassandro (View Comment):

    I disagree. It’s very simple.

    President Biden was in perfect health until he had that stoke tomorrow.

    Lots of people have said that Biden is not in charge, that some group is “running him”. If true, that group should be able to persuade him to step down for “health reasons”. He just decided that after that previously unreported health issue, he wasn’t capable of meeting the demands of the office. And the stress of seeing members of his family indicted, maybe Hunter dying of a drug overdose, DrJill herself developing health issues. All those could easily persuade him to vacate.

    The same group should be able to convince Heels-Up Harris to do some preparations and stop looking like a fool for 18 months or so, while they decide who will primary her.

    OTOH, the group controlling Biden might not want him to step down so they can remain in power. The Dems have really put themselves in a bind . . .

    How long they can keep that animated corpse under control is one variable. There are already photos of him groping another young girl and sniffing her hair. 

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  14. Jim McConnell Member
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    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    If the Dems stage a coup, would they dump Harris first to install a non-moron as VP. If they are going to dump them both and Pelosi becomes POTUS, would that actually be much worse?

    There are only three months left before the mid-term election. I don’t see them moving fast enough to make any of these changes. Also keep in mind that this is the worst, least competent cabinet and White House staff in US history. There are no strong leader types to pull the strings and force some direction.

    Biden will get worse. The GOP majority will go after Hunter and the Biden family corruption. Eventually, the media won’t mind and will pile on–Biden was why it all went bad, not the leftist policies which are still brilliant and would have worked but for Biden. The administration will dissolve before our eyes. It will be chaos.

     

    The one feature that most of the cabinet have in common seems to be… mediocracy. In their statements and interviews, none of them seems to inspire confidence or even broad familiarity with the issues they are dealing with.

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  15. Jim McConnell Member
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    MarciN (View Comment):

    Old Bathos (View Comment):
    If they are going to dump them both and Pelosi becomes POTUS, would that actually be much worse?

    I’ve been thinking of the Nixon-Agnew solution. The Democrats took out Agnew first. I know there’s disagreement on this, but I have always heard that the charges against Agnew were trumped up (“trumped up charges” certainly has a new meaning these days :-) ). Then the House elected Gerry Ford. I wonder why they didn’t elect a Democrat.

    I need to do some research on this. :-)

    As I recall, Agnew brought with him a lot of charges of corruption and cronyism from his time as governor of Maryland. Some thought of him as Nixon’s insurance from impeachment.

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  16. Jim McConnell Member
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    Django (View Comment):

    Stad (View Comment):

    Django (View Comment):

    Cassandro (View Comment):

    I disagree. It’s very simple.

    President Biden was in perfect health until he had that stoke tomorrow.

    Lots of people have said that Biden is not in charge, that some group is “running him”. If true, that group should be able to persuade him to step down for “health reasons”. He just decided that after that previously unreported health issue, he wasn’t capable of meeting the demands of the office. And the stress of seeing members of his family indicted, maybe Hunter dying of a drug overdose, DrJill herself developing health issues. All those could easily persuade him to vacate.

    The same group should be able to convince Heels-Up Harris to do some preparations and stop looking like a fool for 18 months or so, while they decide who will primary her.

    OTOH, the group controlling Biden might not want him to step down so they can remain in power. The Dems have really put themselves in a bind . . .

    How long they can keep that animated corpse under control is one variable. There are already photos of him groping another young girl and sniffing her hair.

    That is a really creepy video!

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  17. Cassandro Coolidge
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    Stad (View Comment):

    Old Bathos (View Comment):
    The GOP majority will go after Hunter and the Biden family corruption.

    It may be hard to go after Hunter:

    He needs retirement, a pension, and a psychiatrist.

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  18. Bishop Wash Member
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    Rodin: There is speculation that they are going to jettison Biden before the November elections.

    I would think Heels Up Harris would want to wait until January so she could attempt ten years as President. She might not have much say in what’s going on though.

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  19. Cassandro Coolidge
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    Django (View Comment):

    Cassandro (View Comment):

    I disagree. It’s very simple.

    President Biden was in perfect health until he had that stoke tomorrow.

    Lots of people have said that Biden is not in charge, that some group is “running him”. If true, that group should be able to persuade him to step down for “health reasons”. He just decided that after that previously unreported health issue, he wasn’t capable of meeting the demands of the office. And the stress of seeing members of his family indicted, maybe Hunter dying of a drug overdose, DrJill herself developing health issues. All those could easily persuade him to vacate.

    The same group should be able to convince Heels-Up Harris to do some preparations and stop looking like a fool for 18 months or so, while they decide who will primary her.

    Well, as a candidate, Biden did say that he was just a placeholder for younger candidates, and he actually said that he would resign if he developed any health issues.  But I think Biden likes being president now, and might be so far gone as to argue.  Who knows.  So a planned stroke would be cleaner all around.  And can you imagine Biden playing elder statesman?

    And what a funeral!  Biden would be shown computer mock-ups of laying in state and watch all the pre-recorded eulogies, and be moved by its grandeur.  “I want that!” he said.

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  20. Cassandro Coolidge
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    Jim McConnell (View Comment):

    Django (View Comment):

    Stad (View Comment):

    Django (View Comment):

    Cassandro (View Comment):

    I disagree. It’s very simple.

    President Biden was in perfect health until he had that stoke tomorrow.

    Lots of people have said that Biden is not in charge, that some group is “running him”. If true, that group should be able to persuade him to step down for “health reasons”. He just decided that after that previously unreported health issue, he wasn’t capable of meeting the demands of the office. And the stress of seeing members of his family indicted, maybe Hunter dying of a drug overdose, DrJill herself developing health issues. All those could easily persuade him to vacate.

    The same group should be able to convince Heels-Up Harris to do some preparations and stop looking like a fool for 18 months or so, while they decide who will primary her.

    OTOH, the group controlling Biden might not want him to step down so they can remain in power. The Dems have really put themselves in a bind . . .

    How long they can keep that animated corpse under control is one variable. There are already photos of him groping another young girl and sniffing her hair.

    That is a really creepy video!

    You can’t help but look to see where his hands would be.

    • #20
  21. Django Member
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    Now, even the pope is taking some shots at Slow Joe:

    Pope Francis Calls Biden’s Claims to Be a Faithful Catholic ‘Incoherent’ (townhall.com)

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  22. E. Kent Golding Member
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    I don’t think Biden is any more of a Corrupt Demented Evil Idiot than he has been for the last 30 years.

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  23. E. Kent Golding Member
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    I suspect Biden actually does have dirt on Hillary Clinton.

    • #23
  24. Bishop Wash Member
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    There’s this. 

    • #24
  25. Cassandro Coolidge
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    Bishop Wash (View Comment):

    There’s this.

    Who needs elections?

    • #25
  26. Django Member
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    Bishop Wash (View Comment):

    There’s this.

    This is what entitlement looks like. 

    • #26
  27. The Reticulator Member
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    Rodin: But the problem is: how do you do it, and what rationale do you use without it doing more harm than good for the party?

    I prefer it to be their problem rather than mine.

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  28. Cassandro Coolidge
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    Bishop Wash (View Comment):
    There’s this.

    Of all the lame, egocentric, intellectually lazy, entitled, destructive narcissists that we have in this country, the PTB are going to install him?!!

    Give me Slo-Joe.

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  29. The Cynthonian Member
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    Jim McConnell (View Comment):

    Old Bathos (View Comment):

    If the Dems stage a coup, would they dump Harris first to install a non-moron as VP. If they are going to dump them both and Pelosi becomes POTUS, would that actually be much worse?

    There are only three months left before the mid-term election. I don’t see them moving fast enough to make any of these changes. Also keep in mind that this is the worst, least competent cabinet and White House staff in US history. There are no strong leader types to pull the strings and force some direction.

    Biden will get worse. The GOP majority will go after Hunter and the Biden family corruption. Eventually, the media won’t mind and will pile on–Biden was why it all went bad, not the leftist policies which are still brilliant and would have worked but for Biden. The administration will dissolve before our eyes. It will be chaos.

     

    The one feature that most of the cabinet have in common seems to be… mediocracy. In their statements and interviews, none of them seems to inspire confidence or even broad familiarity with the issues they are dealing with.

    Many were diversity picks with no background in the function they’re supposed to be running.  Buttegieg, Mayorkas, and Becerra come quickly to mind.

    • #29
  30. Stad Coolidge
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    Django (View Comment):
    How long they can keep that animated corpse under control is one variable. There are already photos of him groping another young girl and sniffing her hair.

    If I had a young daughter and was going to take her to meet the President, I’d load up her hair with cayenne pepper . . .

    • #30
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