Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/views/2019/09/23/will-joe-biden-be-rerun-2016-tragedy
The ones in the picture want boring Biden along with their Preparation H.
Do they really care what happens to their pesky offspring?
Nothing much will change until we have a sizeable crop of AOC-like people in Congress. Even FDR succeeded mostly because he had a congressional majority. So it’s pretty much a given that the Democratic Party will run Ol’ Joe and get their asses handed to them by the Republicans. Again.
The difference this time is there won’t be that astonished incomprehension that seized people in 2016. I remember being at work, and everyone was watching the updates with their jaws on the floor. There was a feeling of no-this-can’t-be-true. There won’t be any of that this time.
Biden needs to retire and stay retired.
Evidence of Sanders’ appeal to crucial Rust Belt, swing state Obama-Trump voters:
The rust belt are not swing states as the writer says. They are democrats!! PA, OH, WI, MN.
If a republican wins - it is because the dems provided a week, wounded wannabee.
2016 is a low level tragedy in Ithaca. It does continue great depression #2 here in the unsophisticated rustbelt where most peoples have negative net worth.
Another so-called “progressive” conflating Warren and Sanders.
This is how you get Obama 2.0 and then Trump 2.0: Pretend Third Way darling and corporate money-grubber, Liz Warren, is something other than a Trojan Horse candidate spewing just enough weasel words to hoodwink an otherwise well-meaning dupe like this author.
The author states “Steve Bannon is gone” - this is incorrect. He may not have a place in the White House anymore, BUT the fact is, he’s very much NOT gone; he has spent the last two years traveling a circuit in Europe working to disrupt elections there, and he fully plans to be back in the U.S. to disrupt 2020. Stating that Bannon is gone is misleading, misinformed, and runs the risk of providing rationale for voters to let their guard down. Believe me, we may not see his name in headlines like we used to, but he is working all kinds of back channels to influence our election.
Not a rerun, but a pathetic sequel where the all too obvious lessons from recent history are conveniently ‘forgotten.’
It would be refreshing to see some writers on CD capable of at least distinguishing the politics and theories of change of Warren and Sanders. The question that tops this opinion piece desperately needs to be asked about Warren.
Biden is literally senile. He cannot put a complete sentence together. Like Clinton, he is lost in the past and has very little to say about the current world. So yes, he would very likely lose to Trump who has a following of imbeciles like himself that don’t care what he says, as long as he is racist like they are. Biden would be crushed in a debate with Trump. His mind is just not up to it. Sad to say, but if Biden is nominated, it all but guarantees Trump a second term (that is if Trump doesn’t get impeached first, but of course then we get a creepy-as-hell Preacher-In-Chief).
Krystal was relegated to the margins of punditry for the ultimate crime: Correctly predicting the disaster that would unfold with Hillary atop the d-party ticket.
Happily. MSDNC’s loss is The Hill’s gain. Meanwhile, Trump can’t wait to lace into “Pocahontas.”
I think Pocahontas is a little tougher and sharper than fuddy-duddy (not to mention corrupt) Hillary.
The only way you get a progressive congressional majority is to nominate an exciting presidential candidate who can capture the imagination of the electorate and sweep the swing states, creating a massive coat tail effect. That AIN’T Joe Biden, that’s for sure!
If she were smarter and tougher, she would’ve skipped taking the bait and having the DNA test Trump goaded her into. Or didn’t she notice Trump plowing through the likes of Little Marco, Low Energy Jeb, Lyin’ Ted Cruz, and Crooked Hillary? I mean, damn, it was pretty hard to miss.
agree 100%. biden is showing signs of mental deterioration when he speaks. trump would destroy him in any debate. at least give us a coherent, mentally intact nominee
The Hunter Biden story will gain traction for all the obvious reasons. When it does, Biden will be finished. Can’t say he doesn’t deserve it.
I don’t think he will get the nomination. Warren however may be a rerun of the 2016 tragedy unless everyone agrees that anyone the Democrats put up is a better alternative than Trump. And when the Democrat wins, Trump needs to be tried and sent to jail. No pardon.
" Will Joe Biden Be a Rerun of 2016 Tragedy?"
BERNIE SANDERS - 2020
H. Biden was one of the point people designated to implement fracking in Romania and (likely) Ukraine.
The person most responsible for this was then-Sec. of State Clinton.