The Left’s Path to Ruin

 

This is what a losing campaign looks like. The Democrat party, who never took a full accounting of their 2016 disastrous election, who have been mollycoddled by echo chamber blue check marked journactivists™, who spent the last four years digging for phantom truffles Adam Schiff swore he saw in fake Russian dirt, who enabled rioters, arsonists and violent looters to burn down our businesses and cities while diminishing our heroes — have awoken the usually disinterested moderate middle.

If the current trajectory continues, November 3 may be the Democrats’ day of infamy. What only a couple of months ago would have been unthinkable may actually be happening; the Left is taking the path to ruin.

Much of November and December will then be filled with post-mortems of Election 2020 (assuming we are not awaiting corrupt mail-in ballots). If the Oberlin graduates who will pen these hindsight pieces wish to actually write something relevant beyond the redundant “deplorables, racists, and misogynists, oh my!”, they may want to understand why (if the election were to be held today) the Orange Man bad fad will continue another four glorious years.

OUR LYING EYES DON’T ACTUALLY LIE

Signs are everywhere a Biden-Harris Administration garners about as much excitement as waiting in line for a Rona test sans wearing a mask.

Even those who don’t follow policy or politics can see what the media won’t acknowledge.

Some are lucky enough to have spritely family members who, at 78, are as clear-headed and energetic as those half their age. Sadly, others may be older than their years and we watch helplessly as their cognitive abilities diminish. If Joe was a loved one we would likely be visiting him comfortably retired at The Villages or at a home for the aged. This is not intended as an insult, but reality.

Twelve years ago Joe Biden was strategically placed on the Obama ticket to add gravitas and experience to a young and fresh first-term Senator. At that time Joe had already been in Washington for 35 years. Twelve years later, the former Vice President is a man roughly half the country will be voting for as the leader of the free world, and a man who’s facing the very human condition of declining mental acuity. He’s aging out.

We’ve all known this for a while and discussed it during the primaries where it was evident countless times. The Fox News editing team have made a cottage industry of Biden gaffe mash-ups. Iowa was a disaster, he skipped New Hampshire all together and rode his ‘No Malarkey’ bus to South Carolina where he cashed in on some very old and dusty coattails from his Senate bona fides. Congressman Clyburn used his political capital because Obama nostalgia or something, even though this septuagenarian was now looking to add at least one Presidential term to his 47th year in DC.

South Carolina took a deservedly failing campaign and gave it front runner status, with all other candidates subsequently dropping out quick-like, which says more about the power of the Democratic National Committee than it does about Joe Biden.

At this moment behind closed doors, tacitly they wonder if they made a grave error.

If choosing Joe was the first nail in the coffin, it wouldn’t be the last.

‘THE SPEAKER’S NEW STEADY’

Team Joe locked themselves into a very limited number of VP candidates by suggesting he wouldn’t be selecting the best person to replace him should he no longer have the ability to run the country; No, the priority wasn’t experience or policy but race and gender. The Democrats made the calculated decision to publicly choose Joe’s back up based on identity. Skin and genitalia.

The irony of the ‘party of tolerance’ selecting someone on identity first is lost on Democrats. They consider it a badge of honor. “Historic” used to mean something. Now it’s a preplanned marketing slogan tested on people that actually attend focus groups. Even as the MSM news spokeholes gushed how wonderfully ‘historic’ it all was, it had as much relevance as seeing the words “home-style” on your store-bought gravy. Not that identity and credibility have to be mutually exclusive but in Joe Biden’s world, plumbing and melatonin trump merit.

Kamala Harris is a highly unlikeable weather vane whose political career began in the bed of a married man 31 years her senior. The appropriately named Willie Brown, the powerful former speaker of the California Assembly ran his own chiefdom in Sacramento, which lead to his own issues with corruption.

Willie provided his then 29-year-old mistress/girlfriend/arm-candy with two lucrative positions on state commissions and, oh, let’s also throw in a BMW. He then helped her successful campaign for San Francisco District Attorney but when Willie Brown’s own corruption issues became a distraction for Kamala, she disavowed him. Being his mistress/girlfriend/arm-candy was no longer helpful, but a liability.

Her blind opportunism isn’t a rarity in politics, but her blatant use of race and gender as a cudgel was (at least at the time). It catapulted her from the uber-liberal, wealthy confines of San Francisco, through the CA AG’s office to then fill Barbara Boxer’s seat who was retiring from the United States Senate.

This is no normal ‘Democrat, Inc.’ candidate. Kamala has been repeatedly considered the most progressive Senator from a group of colleagues that include Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, although many on the Left take serious issue with her record on crime whereby she put away many black people for what now appears to be insignificant infractions.

It isn’t that Kamala is just an awful candidate (she didn’t garner one electoral vote in her failed campaign for President), but that she truly is a clear and present danger to a country that could very well elect her as ‘President in Waiting’.

Her policies are aligned with the most ardent socialists. From supporting the Green New Deal to abolishing private insurance and implementing Medicare for All, to comparing law enforcement to the KKK and defunding the Police, to massive tax hikes on individuals (which also means small businesses), to shutting down all fossil fuels, and the list goes on.

America doesn’t want an extremist from any party a half breath away from the Resolute Desk. So the media knew what they had to do. Any criticism of Kamala Harris’ extremist policies will be countered with the knee-jerk reaction of declaring that person racist and sexist.

Their defense shield was planned all along. Today’s Democrats modus operandi could be branded “Political campaigns I learned in kindergarten.”

You can’t question Joe’s mental acuity: That’s ageist!

You can’t criticize Kamala on … anything, that’s racist and sexist!

Only in their world do they believe these epithets still carry any social weight. They themselves diminished these harsh labels to the point we now expect to hear them any day that ends in “y”. The collective response is now a gigantic ‘meh’.

And by the way, it was Democrats who announced she was selected because of her identity. If these people had the ability to be honest with themselves, their public admission of their selection process is tantamount to nominating a token. The disrespect this shows any and all qualified women of color is unconscionable.

When Kamala closes her eyes at night, can she not wonder if she’s simply a prop? That instead of being selected for meritocracy, Democrat Inc’s first stated priority was genitalia, their second, race.

However, while normal people would be mortified, it’s safe to suggest this wouldn’t bother Kamala in the least. Again, race and sex are but tools to gain power. This is the same woman who financially bailed out Antifa rioters, arsonists, and sex offenders because ‘Black Lives Matter’.

Harris asked her five million-plus Twitter followers to donate money to the Minnesota Freedom Fund so those “peaceful protesters” arrested in the riots could go free.

As first reported by Fox 9 News in Minneapolis and then the Federalist here’s just a few of the criminals “they found Harris did a solid for”.

Among those bailed out by the Minnesota Freedom Fund (MFF) is a suspect who shot at police, a woman accused of killing a friend, and a twice-convicted sex offender, according to court records reviewed by the FOX 9 Investigators.

According to attempted murder charges, Jaleel Stallings shot at members of a SWAT Team during the riots in May. Police recovered a modified pistol that looks like an AK-47. MFF paid $75,000 in cash to get Stallings out of jail.

Darnika Floyd is charged with second-degree murder, for stabbing a friend to death. MFF paid $100,000 cash for her release.

Christopher Boswell, a twice-convicted rapist, is currently charged with kidnapping, assault, and sexual assault in two separate cases. MFF paid $350,00 [sic] in cash for his release.

Kamala has the very real prospect of becoming President at any time if Joe Biden is elected this November. With Kamala’s extreme views, should Biden/Harris win it’s not a stretch to think a Harris/Ocasio-Cortez ticket happens in 2024.

At that point, the country will look remarkably different than it does today.

A BARBARIC MARXIST YAWP

In whispered discussions, the Democrat National Convention was an embarrassment for the Left. When you compare the two conventions, you can plainly see the level of cognitive dissonance demonstrated by Democrats. The production level by the party of Hollywood was shockingly pathetic. My youngest son’s high school Zoom Parent night was more polished than the DNC’s four nights of dismal anger porn.

More so, the constant derision of America, at least the America that doesn’t see race, gender, and victims in the way described by Democrats, is not a message that will sell in Peoria.

The unending attacks on our traditions and institutions while rewriting our history from the perspective of the 1619 Project was quite stunning. The idea that our country was founded and prospered through colonialism and the subjugation of others, that lead to us today still remaining a systemically racist land did not find a welcoming audience outside of their dwindling base.

We were then reminded that this was the same political party whose President that gave $1.5 Billion in cash to Iran to not make nuclear weapons now, but eventually, sometime, which the Mullah’s promise to use against Israel. As John Kerry droned out his revisionist lies, the party welcomed the Jew-hating Linda Sarsour to speak internally. Of course, the media were incredulous and questioned how they could associate with such a vile person! Except, they didn’t. We instead heard a weak explainer that her criticism of Israel (or “anti-zionism”) doesn’t represent a Democrat acceptance of anti-semitism, and there’s nothing to see here, move on.

People who watched (not including the blue checks) weren’t inspired. Joe’s speech was impressive only because he read the whole dang thing and his teeth didn’t fall out once! He got a cookie.

Yes, blue Twitter gushed, but Biden’s speech was a solid B-. This was followed by a sad backyard fireworks show at what could’ve doubled for the same Drive-In where I watched Urban Cowboy, Grease, and The Jerk many, many moons ago.

People can’t remember the last time a political party didn’t get a post-convention bounce. It’s unheard of for the other side to benefit from your convention.

The stunningly effective, inclusive, uplifting, and first-class Republican National Convention was masterful in almost every way. The RNC was the polar opposite of the DNC and the post-convention polls show people responded much better to the GOP. The polling is shaking the Democrats from their echo chambered smugness. Their collective freak-out is a delicious thing to behold.

When folks like HBO’s Bill Maher publicly admit “I feel very nervous about Biden’s chances against Trump”, and liberal documentary filmmaker Michael Moore says enthusiasm for president in swing states is ‘off the charts’ you know there are not enough pearls to clutch at the NYC/DC/LA/SF cocktail circuit.

Maher and Moore have the distinct talent of being ripped on by both sides when they opine. The Left is furious over their honest appraisal of the fact Biden-Harris just doesn’t get their side excited or that advocating for anarchy may not be a winning campaign slogan. Yet, as often happens, those who dare talk about the Democrat nominees in any way other than effusive are often maligned until they fall back in line and become useful idiots again.

Maher and Moore are right though. The polls are moving very much in the President’s direction. Michigan, which Moore predicted was leaning Trump in 2016, much to guffaws amongst the CNNMSNBCNYTIMESWAPO crowd now shows Trump up 2.5% over Biden.

LOCKED DOWN BUT NOT OUT

People outside the Democrat media complex realize the lockdowns are the real killer, not the virus. On August 26, 2020, the CDC reported that 6% of the deaths from COVID-19 were not associated with comorbidities. Now, I’m no epidemiologist nor did I stay in anything as nice as a Holiday Inn last night, but a quick calculation of non-common core math would tell us that if 6% of the Covid-19 deaths died as a result of Covid-19 on its own, that the other 94% died as a result of having both Covid-19 and another disease. That one may have weakened the body’s defenses against the other.

The report hardly received any MSM coverage and is now being classified by Facebook “fact-checkers” as ‘Misleading’. I suppose suggesting 94% of COVID-19 deaths had contributing factors is somehow a problem.

CDC: Comorbidities are medical conditions that weaken the patient and may lower their chance of surviving COVID-19 but are not the underlying cause of death”.

Right. Agreed. After reviewing the scientific (Facebook) response to the CDC, you would almost think this was bad news.

Six. Percent.

By the way, that’s 6% of the .26% of people that have been classified as a casualty from the Rona.

As you read the CDC or the WHO, you realize the Facebook “misleading” fact-checker stamp seems to be diminishing the report for possible other reasons. Facts shouldn’t get in the way of a preordained narrative.

From the Fact Checker:

On 16 April 2020, the World Health Organization stated that comorbidities can increase a patient’s risk of dying from COVID-19 in its international guidelines for certification and classification of COVID-19 as the cause of death:

“There is increasing evidence that people with existing chronic conditions or compromised immune systems due to disability are at higher risk of death due to COVID-19. Chronic conditions may be non-communicable diseases such as coronary artery disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and diabetes or disabilities. If the decedent had existing chronic conditions, such as these, they should be reported in Part 2 of the medical certificate of cause of death.”

In other words, Covid-19 needs to be considered the primary cause of death, even though 94% of those who died may have had diabetes, heart disease, obesity, or other deadly results of the epidemic of bad diets and lack of exercise.

They say ‘believe the science’ but what if the ‘science’ is manipulated by the social pressures of not shaming those with sedentary lifestyles which lead to disease combined with the financial and political pressure of classifying every potential case as Covid-19?

Reports like these, including the sheer number of false-positive testing that has to lead to continued lockdowns of businesses and schools, have caused many to distrust ‘the science’.

Meanwhile millions of small business owners who invested their entire lives into providing for their employees and their own families have been struggling to keep their company’s open. Commercial Real Estate is already imploding as millions of restaurants, retail, strip malls, and shopping center owners are closing their doors. Many are just walking away. Once we get through the election, the news will be about the economy. Whoever wins, the narrative will be “Trump’s recession”.

Normally the President in power would take the blame for an economic downturn, but this is different. People have had enough of the mask games, the selective reasons people can congregate (protests in the streets? Go ahead! Funeral for Grandma? Verboten!) the social shaming, and the ‘experts’ telling them how to live their lives. As the numbers of deaths and positive results decrease, the lockdowns still continue. The anger is palpable. While Democrats think Trump is a good motivator to get their voters to the polls, wait until you see how people voice their discontent with the continued destruction of their lives by the politicians and ‘experts’, many of whom have never once made a payroll.

THE MANCHURIAN PARTY

Democrats, Marxists, and the Media (BIRM) state they have confidence that Joe Biden has the mental acuity to negotiate and win trade deals, contain Iran, North Korea, and China and prevent the wholesale takeover of the White House by the Squad. But what if they are lying? What if they truly have this man on the strings and he is simply the Trojan Horse, being used as a vessel filled with those who intend to take America in the direction socialists dream of?

Biden’s “team” (marionettes) will be scripting his bilateral meetings. We see his inability to read scripts from his basement when just looking at a laptop camera. Fact is, in serious negotiations with world leaders and global organizations, Joe may not cut it. The question must be answered if he has the ability to think, then outthink, communicate clearly, react immediately, and be strong with President Xi, Kim Jong Un, and the Iranian Mullahs.

Anyone who suggests he may not be past his shelf life is trying to sell you something.

One thing we have learned about Donald Trump, love him, or hate him, he puts America as a priority in his negotiations and will not placate our allies and foes in an effort to appease anyone. Most importantly, Trump’s style as a blunt instrument with the occasional sharp edge gets results, collateral damage be damned. The forceful tone Trump has taken on the world stage may not be popular at CNN or the BBC, but the tacit respect by America’s allies is very real.

  • Would Biden have secured a burden-sharing agreement Europe pays its fair share to NATO?
  • Would Biden have secured trilateral agreements with Canada and Mexico bringing jobs back to America?
  • Would Biden have promoted potentially revolutionizing free trade agreement amongst geopolitical neighbors worldwide?
  • Would Biden have secured North Korea’s nuclear testing and intercontinental ballistic freeze (albeit time will tell if this will ultimately be a long term success)?
  • Would Biden have supported Boris Johnson and Brexit and establish a valuable bilateral trading relationship with the UK?
  • Would Biden have secured a historic Middle East peace achievement that eluded other presidents, the Israel-UAE deal?
  • Etc, etc, etc.

Whether it’s ability or politics, the answer to each is an unequivocal no. To boot we can expect more global treaties and agreements like the TPP, the Paris Climate Accord, and the Iran Deal, all of which will weaken America economically while emboldening other countries. In the case of Iran, the Lurch strategy will endanger the entire middle east, especially Israel.

The Biden marionettes are the progressive element of the old establishment Democrat guard along with the neo-con Never Trumpers who are currently positioning themselves to get back into the fray, all who have spent the past 40 years carving America into pieces to sell off to the rest of the world. While these American political oligarchs feathered their own gold-plated nests, U.S. workers and small business owners were sold out.

Biden is just an avatar for the remaining far-leftists from the Clinton-Obama industrial machine, greased by unions, Wall Street, and Poverty/Homeless, Inc. that aims to greedily return America to the position of a global lapdog, where taxpayers foot the bill to convert America into Detroit. Bad for the country, but, hey, their third home in the Hamptons needs another wing.

Tearing it all down to rebuild in their utopian vision may work in theoretical discussion groups on Cloward-Piven strategy at Columbia, but those who rely on Main Street are about to reject this bankrupt and barbaric evil known as socialism.

THE CHECKS IN THE MAIL

Biden-Harris is a formidable campaign, playing for keeps and supported by the mainstream media, corporations, academia, Hollywood, the tech titans, and pop culture.

Many voters who will cancel your vote could not have a discussion about the issues or policies, but even those legitimate voters who will be voting against Trump don’t concern me. What keeps me up at night is the growing likelihood of widespread voter fraud through unverified mail-in balloting in states that do not have the infrastructure prepared or places like California which allows the corrupt voter harvesting.

Nancy Pelosi is a tactile politician who is trying to saddle the latest stimulus package with enough money to ensure voter fraud will go beyond the normal ‘acceptable’ numbers. This is by design and as we have already seen, Hillary Clinton has fired the first shot across the bow directing Joe Biden to “not concede no matter what”.

Armies of lawyers are already forming their battalions and it can be expected that if the election is close, 2020 will make 2000 look like tidily-winks when the Bush v Gore wasn’t decided for five painful weeks while tearing the country apart. This time, we will likely add the ‘inconvenience’ of civil unrest, looting, violence, and mass destruction of property.

The Democrats used Covid-19 to implement their authoritarian policies and half the country quickly accepted it ‘in the name of science’. This gave them permission to quadruple down by lasering in on election day. Their goal is simple: Delegitimize a potential Trump win while stuffing Biden/Harris down our throats foie gras style.

We should expect some surprises and shenanigans that may move the polls in the wrong direction, and then, of course, we also have the Durham report which may drop at any time.

If the polls continue to go in Trump’s direction, remember that complacency is cancer to campaigns. Conservatives, Moderates, Libertarians, Republicans, and Classic Liberals who are mortified by today’s Left will need every single vote to ensure the great American experiment can continue for our children. The country we leave them is up to us.

After what has been a punishing year all around, as we head into the home stretch, remain strong, vigilant, optimistic, and watch your six.

“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” — Abraham Lincoln

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  1. Richard Fulmer Inactive
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    Great post, thanks.

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  2. Richard Fulmer Inactive
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    Dave Sussman: On August 26, 2020, the CDC reported that 6% of the deaths from COVID-19 were not associated with comorbidities.

    Is it possible that people of color who died of COVID-19 had a comorbidity other than racism?  

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  3. Gossamer Cat Coolidge
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    Richard Fulmer (View Comment):

    Dave Sussman: When Kamala closes her eyes at night, can she not wonder if she’s simply a prop? That instead of being selected for meritocracy, Democrat Inc’s first stated priority was genitalia, their second, race.

    Meh. Willie Brown selected her for her genitalia and that didn’t bother her. Why should this?

    I think I would tone down this attack angle.  It’s not needed (even if it is true).  It will be dismissed as just another attempt to keep women down.

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  4. Gossamer Cat Coolidge
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    Dave Sussman: who have been mollycoddled by echo chamber blue check marked journactivists™

    This is brilliant!  I only hope that trademarking it (unless that is facetious) doesn’t hinder its widespread uptake.  It needs to replace journalist in the lexicon.  As in journalist (archaic):  person who reports on the facts objectively without injecting their opinion and agenda into every news piece.  See also:  journoactivist.

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  5. Richard Fulmer Inactive
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    Deleted

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  6. Percival Thatcher
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  7. Richard Fulmer Inactive
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    Percival (View Comment):

    Can we cheer them on?

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  8. Percival Thatcher
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    Richard Fulmer (View Comment):

    Percival (View Comment):

    Can we cheer them on?

    … and buy more popcorn.

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  9. PHCheese Inactive
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    Dave, I am living in South Carolina, Congressman Clyburn is bad enough,Senator Clyburn is a nightmare.

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  10. Dave Sussman Contributor
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    Gossamer Cat (View Comment):

    Dave Sussman: who have been mollycoddled by echo chamber blue check marked journactivists™

    This is brilliant! I only hope that trademarking it (unless that is facetious) doesn’t hinder its widespread uptake. It needs to replace journalist in the lexicon. As in journalist (archaic): person who reports on the facts objectively without injecting their opinion and agenda into every news piece. See also: journoactivist.

    If someone wants to trademark it for me, I’d be obliged, but yeah, you remember who started it :)

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  11. Dave Sussman Contributor
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    PHCheese (View Comment):

    Dave, I am living in South Carolina, Congressman Clyburn is bad enough,Senator Clyburn is a nightmare.

    See, this is what happens when you START a rambling thinkpiece at 11:30 pm. Updated, thanks PH. 

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  12. Fritz Coolidge
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    I don’t think Kamala is pondering whether she’s just a prop. I think she’s making herself a long list of those backroom DNCers on whom she’ll take her slow, cold, nasty revenge if she’s become the VP once Slow Joe goes the way of all flesh way of the 25th amendment and/or resigns.

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  13. PHCheese Inactive
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    Dave Sussman (View Comment):

    PHCheese (View Comment):

    Dave, I am living in South Carolina, Congressman Clyburn is bad enough,Senator Clyburn is a nightmare.

    See, this is what happens when you START a rambling thinkpiece at 11:30 pm. Updated, thanks PH.

    You can write in your sleep. I am na na for an hour by then.

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  14. Retail Lawyer Member
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    Gossamer Cat (View Comment):

    Richard Fulmer (View Comment):

    Dave Sussman: When Kamala closes her eyes at night, can she not wonder if she’s simply a prop? That instead of being selected for meritocracy, Democrat Inc’s first stated priority was genitalia, their second, race.

    Meh. Willie Brown selected her for her genitalia and that didn’t bother her. Why should this?

    I think I would tone down this attack angle. It’s not needed (even if it is true). It will be dismissed as just another attempt to keep women down.

    I don’t think so.  Willie paid for her company with State funds.  Specifically, two appointments to Boards that met twice a month, for which she was compensated by the State at $90K each.  It was her civic duty to turn down these sinecures so that the positions could go to somebody actually qualified to do the job.

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  15. Retail Lawyer Member
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    Kamala has amazing reverse charisma.  My brother is so liberal he married a communist but he just goes off on what a terrible choice Kamala is, for reasons I don’t understand.  But he will not be voting for her!  I have a lifelong DC friend who was campaigning for Warren, but detests Kamala.  And I just listened to a podcast featuring Brendan O’Neill of Spiked, and he was trashing her for “her entitled nasal West Coast accent” that puts British people off.

    I lived in San Francisco under her tenure as DA and I somehow grew to be repulsed by her.  I consider her “spirit animal” to be a chlamydia trachomatis bacteria.  This is sincere, and I won’t express this to the general public, or try to convince anybody with this, but she seems more like an infection than the Intersectional home run the DNC seems to think.

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  16. Melissa Praemonitus Member
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    Brilliant analysis, Dave!  Kamala Harris, with her nasally vocal fry and dumb cackle is even worse than Hillary.  I’m convinced the party minions chose her to join this dumpster fire so they can deflect the claim of misogyny of 2024, when the party will run two guys again.  If the dems are smart they’ll make sure an attractive “moderate”, by their standards, will be in the mix.

    It is vital that Republicans get out the vote in states like California as a firewall against “the popular vote” attacks from the Dems.  In this way, we can lose state battles but win the war.  The left is already planning on using  the popular vote as a cudgel, but between a huge GOTV effort and stay-at-home discouraged Democrats, we might all wake up to the left’s worst nightmare on Nov. 4th.

    If Trump wins (and I predict he will, in a landslide electoral victory), we’ll have a couple of years to find someone who can compete with the Nice Articulate Moderate who will court your dad’s Democratic Party in 2024.    

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  17. philo Member
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    Melissa Praemonitus (View Comment):…the Nice Articulate Moderate who will court your dad’s Democratic Party in 2024.

    I fear that you presume a path forward that is not in their playbook (and personnel that do not exist on their roster).

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  18. Dave Sussman Contributor
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    Melissa Praemonitus (View Comment):
    It is vital that Republicans get out the vote in states like California as a firewall against “the popular vote” attacks from the Dems. In this way, we can lose state battles but win the war. The left is already planning on using the popular vote as a cudgel, but between a huge GOTV effort and stay-at-home discouraged Democrats, we might all wake up to the left’s worst nightmare on Nov. 4th.

    Thanks @6foot2inhighheels!

    The Democrats have telegraphed their intent. Axios and Bloomberg today both confirmed it. 

    Why did Hillary Clinton tell Joe Biden he “should not concede under any circumstances”? They’re planning the greatest heist in history.

    Bloomberg: Donald Trump wins BIG on 11/3 but ultimately loses when massive Mail-In Ballots are counted days later.

    A top Democratic data and analytics firm told “Axios on HBO” it’s highly likely that President Trump will appear to have won — potentially in a landslide — on election night, even if he ultimately loses when all the votes are counted.  

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  19. Gossamer Cat Coolidge
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    Melissa Praemonitus (View Comment):
    It is vital that Republicans get out the vote in states like California as a firewall against “the popular vote” attacks from the Dems.

    I have been telling everyone in CA and NY who even slightly leans Republican not to throw their vote away this time or not vote at all.  Vote for Trump.  He has to win in a landslide both electorally and by the popular vote.  I’ll go knock on doors if I have to.

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  20. Gossamer Cat Coolidge
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    Dave Sussman (View Comment):
    Why did Hillary Clinton tell Joe Biden he “should not concede under any circumstances”? They’re planning the greatest heist in history.

    I hope one day her name is as infamous as Benedict Arnold in the history of the Republic.  Both because she deserves it and because it will have meant the Republic survived this insanity.

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  21. Dave Sussman Contributor
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    Gossamer Cat (View Comment):

    Melissa Praemonitus (View Comment):
    It is vital that Republicans get out the vote in states like California as a firewall against “the popular vote” attacks from the Dems.

    I have been telling everyone in CA and NY who even slightly leans Republican not to throw their vote away this time or not vote at all. Vote for Trump. He has to win in a landslide both electorally and by the popular vote. I’ll go knock on doors if I have to.

    #ElectoralCollege is trending today for a reason. 

    https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/7016245-Preventing-a-Disrupted-Presidential-Election-and.html

     

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  22. Stad Coolidge
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    Dave Sussman: Signs are everywhere a Biden-Harris Administration garners about as much excitement as waiting in line for a Rona test sans wearing a mask.

    I could generate more excitement wearing only a thong as I ride a zebra bareback through a Black Lives Matter protest (ouch) . . .

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  23. Flicker Coolidge
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    Stad (View Comment):

    Dave Sussman: Signs are everywhere a Biden-Harris Administration garners about as much excitement as waiting in line for a Rona test sans wearing a mask.

    I could generate more excitement wearing only a thong as I ride a zebra bareback through a Black Lives Matter protest (ouch) . . .

    Sidesaddle?

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  24. Jon1979 Lincoln
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    @Jon1979

    My expectation is to see a new surge in COVID hype coming in about three weeks, to coincide with the start of debate season. If the Democrats can’t get their own hardcore Antifa and BLM types to stop rioting in deep Blue cites in Blue states, something will have to come up to try and get swing voters to change the subject, and hyping a new winter pandemic seems like the easiest option.

    Meanwhile, Trump already seems to be getting ready for the debates by up-talking Biden’s debate potential, but tying it into pre-debate stimulants, which is why he’s tossed out the drug test line a couple of times already. While it’s in his interest to get the swing voters thinking whether or not Joe still has the mental capabilities to serve as president,  it’s not in his interest to set the bar so lobe that Biden looks good to moderates if he just doesn’t sound like Crazy Guggenheim from ‘The Jackie Gleason Show’ during the first debate (this is distinct from what the media thinks — they’d say he had a great night even if he did sound like Crazy Guggenheim from ‘The Jackie Gleason Show’ ). So expect Trump to continue touting Biden’s chance of looking good, while throwing in the line that he’s only looking good because he’s chemically enhanced on stage.

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  25. MichaelKennedy Inactive
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    Retail Lawyer (View Comment):

    Kamala has amazing reverse charisma. My brother is so liberal he married a communist but he just goes off on what a terrible choice Kamala is, for reasons I don’t understand. But he will not be voting for her! I have a lifelong DC friend who was campaigning for Warren, but detests Kamala. And I just listened to a podcast featuring Brendan O’Neill of Spiked, and he was trashing her for “her entitled nasal West Coast accent” that puts British people off.

    I lived in San Francisco under her tenure as DA and I somehow grew to be repulsed by her. I consider her “spirit animal” to be a chlamydia trachomatis bacteria. This is sincere, and I won’t express this to the general public, or try to convince anybody with this, but she seems more like an infection than the Intersectional home run the DNC seems to think.

    She is Hillary without the charm.  She was the obvious choice of the Big Money before the primaries.  When she flopped so spectacularly, we learned a bit about the Big Money and their functionaries who choose their policies.  They live in a bubble of wealth and protection. They know nothing about this country.  Bill Gates is an example.  Rich at age 13 and Paul Allan largely did the thinking for them.

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