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I wonder how many Democrat voters are thinking, “Golly, Joe Biden is going to be a great president! I can’t wait to vote for him!” On the other hand, I wonder how many Democrat voters see Biden as an old, corrupt man with dementia who will be replaced ASAP after the election, so they know that they’re really voting for Kamala Harris.
Part of me thinks that it might be better if the Democrats make the switch before the election. Trump will tear Biden apart in debates etc, although I’m not sure how much that matters. But honestly, if Democrat voters will intentionally vote for Hillary Clinton, I can’t imagine who they would find repellent enough that they would reconsider their vote. So why not run Biden? Whatever. But again, I wonder how many Democrat voters understand that this is the plan.
I mean, that is the plan, right? Nobody in the leadership of the Democratic Party really thinks that Joe Biden can serve as president, right? So they know that they’re really running Harris. Right?
To be fair, in the 2016 election, many Republican voters voted for Trump even though they didn’t like him. People like me, for example. They didn’t like Trump, but the thought of an unlikable dishonest serial felon communist in the highest office in the land made them queasy. So they voted for Trump.
Would they have done so if Trump had been suffering from dementia? If he got confused answering simple questions? If they knew that Pence was going to take over immediately?
Maybe. Our fear of Hillary may be similar to the left’s fear of Trump.
But still, generating enthusiasm for Joe Biden is not so easy. Donald Trump is a force of nature. Love him or hate him, he just exudes energy and enthusiasm. He was rocking into the 2016 election to sold-out rallies with excited people packing big stadiums.
Meanwhile, the most effective pitch that Democrats can make for Joe Biden is, “C’mon – he’s mostly harmless! He was been in DC for nearly 50 years! He really doesn’t care anymore! He wasn’t that sharp to begin with, and now, shoot, he spends most of the day watching ‘The Price is Right’ reruns in his basement! And he won’t actually do all those things he said he was going to do to families and the working class – heck, by tomorrow morning, he won’t even remember what those things were! So really – Trump is dangerous, and Biden is clueless. Wouldn’t you feel better with clueless? So Biden 2020, baby! Yay!”
I really think that is their entire election strategy. The Democrat platform, on a bumper sticker. Trump is dangerous, and Biden is clueless. Vote for clueless.
Perhaps Democrat voters across the country really understand that they’re voting for Kamala Harris. Perhaps they know who she really is. Perhaps.
But I don’t think so.
They think they’re voting for a clueless old man. Harmless. They think they’re voting for, essentially, nothing. Just a break from Donald Trump, who CNN says is racist and evil. So they’re voting for a clueless old man.
But they’re getting a far-left radical firebrand who seeks to fundamentally change America into something between China and Venezuela.
Imagine their surprise.Published in