Whole lotta law and order on both sides of the aisle. Burning buildings will do that. There is a lot of interest to protect and they are going to do it. If you like social justice, research the history and platform of ALL the candidates. Who knows maybe you will end up voting for a woman President or something.
That was what went wrong through this presidential term. All the folks who disagreed ran away, leaving him to do whatever he wanted, no matter how wrong (nepotism, self-serving, improper, un-American, even illegal) without significant pushback.
Shame on those who quit, or who sat idly by while the wheels came off. And, even if you donât agree that the wheels came off, you can possibly get behind the idea that governance is a dance between opposing ideas who find common ground so that the nation - not one party - moves towards a better life.
Ergo, Kamala Harris becomes our first female President. I suppose there are worse choices, and those who worry about Bidenâs mental state can be reassured that sheâs flying co-pilot.
Getting a little ahead of ourselves. First we need to get Biden/Harris elected, then repair our government & democracy over the first 4 years.
Biden having 'mental issues' is a Trump's wet dream, which hasn't taken hold beyond his lemmings that go with whatever he says (even if it's Yo Semites!, Thighland, or how the 1917 pandemic that started in 1918 likely ended WWII).
"The way he deals with people based on the color of their skin, their national origin, where theyâre from, is absolutely sickening,â the former vice president said. âNo sitting president has ever done this. Never, never, never. No Republican president has done this. No Democratic president. Weâve had racists, and theyâve existed. Theyâve tried to get elected president. Heâs the first one that has.â
Jeezus Joe, you knew a lot of them personally.
oh joe. why? just sit there, enjoy your ensure, and stfu please.
"The way he deals with people based on the color of their skin, their national origin, where they’re from, is absolutely sickening,” the former vice president said. “No sitting president has ever done this. Never, never, never. No Republican president has done this. No Democratic president. We’ve had racists, and they’ve existed. They’ve tried to get elected president. He’s the first one that has.”
President: Generally the Diplomatic Representative of the Nation to other Nations, a figurehead. VP: Generally stays in the background, supportive (not fawning) of the President and that party's agenda.
The REAL Sausage, as the American people are becoming aware, is made in Congress and the Courts. A Barbie or Ken paper doll would do a better job than butt bulbs dumpty.
Actually, I'm looking forward to a President sitting in a chair without looking like he's practicing his potty training.
Yeah, except that Congress in general, and McConnell in particular, have abdicated any semblance of actual governing. Any Democrat-sponsored policy, no matter how trivial, no matter how much public support it has, dies under Mitch's gavel. Sure there's always been partisanship, but McConnell has taken it to the extremes. Which prevents anything from moving forward. c.
David Duke, the former KKK grand wizard, is unambiguous about what Saturdayâs alt-right and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, means to him: Itâs the fulfillment of President Donald Trumpâs vision for America.
âWe are determined to take our country back,â Duke said from the rally, calling it a âturning point.â âWe are going to fulfill the promises of Donald Trump. Thatâs what we believed in. Thatâs why we voted for Donald Trump, because he said heâs going to take our country back.â The Charlottesville rally is nominally about the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee rather than anything in the Trump administration. But Duke was an enthusiastic supporter of Trump as far back as the Republican primary in 2016, and Trumpâs reluctance to disavow that support was, briefly, a big issue.
Duke has remained a faithful Trump supporter since then, insisting that the president-electâs policies line up with the former KKK leaderâs vision for America.
You're equating the impressive civil rights work & influence of Leo Terrell to ... the white supremacist David Duke with his infinitesimal group of illiterates?
You just the lost the argument. And you win a prize.
Oh, KK. I can't give you a Ronald McDonald gif this time. You're living proof that there's no cure for stupid. Maybe you should volunteer for Kanye's campaign!
1. For every good celebrity endorsement of a candidate, you'll find at least one bad one. You think Leo Terrell's a good endorsement for Trump? White supremacist David Duke wants Trump again.
2. Leo Terrell's done "impressive civil rights work"? That's news to the NAACP. From Wikipedia:
3. Here's Leo on Hannity, whining about how the Democratic Party has left him. If he really thinks Trump is going to push social justice or civil rights measures better than the Democratic party, Leo's a goddamned fool. And to call Joe Biden a socialist is beyond laughable.
4. Again, going off the Hannity clip: Leo Terrell sounds a lot like a right-wing apologist. Hardly someone who's typical of civil rights lawyers or Black voters. But don't just take my word for it:
on black voters has been a repeated theme in his tweets and in his
campaignâs outreach as well. It also hasnât made any dent in his level
of support among black Americans.
can say this with certainty because The Washington Post, in partnership
with the polling firm Ipsos, polled black Americans in January and this month,
asking questions evaluating views of the country and of the president.
Between those two polls, despite the barrage of rhetoric from Trump in
the interim, views about the president havenât changed significantly at
January, 7 percent of black Americans viewed Trump with approval.
Three-quarters viewed him with strong disapproval. This month, 9 percent
approve of Trump and three-quarters view him with strong disapproval.
January, 83 percent of black Americans told us that they viewed Trump
as racist. This month, we asked a slightly different question: Is Trump
biased against black people? Eighty-seven percent of respondents said he
certainly an argument to be made that Trumpâs repeated mentions of what
he has done for black Americans is meant not to convince them to vote
for him but to convince white voters more broadly that he isnât racist
or biased. If thatâs the case, itâs an effort that almost has to be
going better than any effort to earn more black votes.
the time of that January poll, Biden wasnât yet his partyâs presumptive
nominee. He was one of more than a dozen Democrats vying for that role,
which he secured in early March. Our January poll asked about a
theoretical contest between him and Trump, in which Biden prevailed by a
wide margin among black registered voters â 78 points. Only 4 percent
picked Trump, though 6 percent said they wouldnât cast a vote at all.
June poll asked the question again, without explicit options for not
voting or preference for another candidate â both of which were included
in January given the ongoing primary. (Five percent said they would
vote for another candidate at that point.) Now, Biden leads by 87
points. Trump still gets only 5 percent of the vote, an insignificant
difference from January.
many black Americans donât plan on voting? We asked about that, too. In
January, 8 in 10 said they were probably going to vote or were certain
to vote. In June, the figure was essentially unchanged.
extent to which Trump has failed to convince black Americans of the
success of his presidency can be summed up in two poll questions, one
from each of our two polls this year. The central argument he has made
to black voters for giving him a second term is that he will steward
robust economic growth, an argument that got kneecapped more than a
little by the coronavirus pandemic.
January, we asked respondents how much credit Trump deserved for the
then-low unemployment in the black community. About three-quarters said
Trump deserved only some or hardly any credit for the unemployment rate.
month, we asked a more specific question: Who did respondents think
would do a better job on the economy? Despite Trumpâs focus on the
issue, black voters said they trusted Biden more than Trump on the
economy by an 11-to-1 margin. Eighty-six percent of respondents said the
economy would be a very important issue in their vote for president.
Grim numbers for a president who has repeatedly focused on the economy
as a sales pitch.