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Biden enters Democratic race with strong anti-Trump theme

STEVE PEOPLES and THOMAS BEAUMONT
  • m
    michael
    Jokes of the day by AP:

    1. betting that his working-class appeal
    2. Biden, a 76-year-old lifelong politician
    3. Biden has unmatched international and legislative experience, and he is among the best-known faces in U.S. politics
    4. His centrist approach
    5. skeptics will ultimately warm to his strong connections to the Obama years
    6. "Obama-Biden Democrat," who is as pragmatic as he is progressive
    7. Biden might be the biggest re-election threat given the former vice president's potential appeal among the white working class in the Midwest
    8. With a record that stretches half a century
    9. Biden later pledged in an online video to be "much more mindful" of respecting personal space
    10. He was worried that what I'd worked on my whole life, the things that mattered to me the most since I was a kid, that I'd walk away
    11. Ultimately, the draw to take on Trump in 2020 was too strong
  • R
    R
    Grouping Joe has mainly so far been pandering to Union Representatives in order to receive their followers vote in the upcoming 2020 Presidential Election and he may convince the Upper Echelon as Representatives that he's their man but a very large majority of the Rank and File has other plans for the Presidency
    I know because I go to work every day in the Union Construction Trade an attend Union Monthly Meetings and what I’m hearing the majority are NOT voting Democrat.
  • L
    Lion
    21 Democrats - vs -
    Donald Trump
    Call that even odds in his favor
  • A
    Ava
    If Biden gets the nomination he's ensuring Trump a win and if Bernie doesn't get the nomination it's Hilary 2016 all over again.
  • J
    J
    Let's start the investigation of Joe's background and his influence in his son Hunter's deals with foreign governments while Joe was VP...should be interesting...
  • n
    nate
    Twas the night before Inauguration, and up in the tower,
    The Donald reflected on his newfound power.
    The conservative masses had come out in force,
    And delivered a victory that would chart a new course.

    The snowflakes were shell-shocked with tears in their eyes,
    The media lied to them . . . What a surprise.
    They had been promised a Hillary win,
    But the criminal Clinton took one on the chin.

    And though from all corners celebrities flew,
    They made no impression, for they hadn’t a clue.
    They talked about climate, racism, and such,
    And they made up good stories . . . But didn’t know much.

    The fake news and ignorance came at a cost,
    And they can’t understand all the reasons they lost.
    They blame it on Comey and Bernie and Vlad,
    But fail to acknowledge the one that was bad.

    Yes, Hillary Clinton, in many ways flawed,
    Was her own biggest hurdle toward getting the nod.
    The campaign exposed her corruptness and greed,
    And her speeches were punch-less as ten dollar weed.

    So out in the streets there arose such a clatter,
    It was Soros-paid protestors and Black Lives Matter.
    With cities to pillage and windows to smash,
    They knew not the issues, but needed the cash.

    Eight years of Obama had given them cause,
    To expect a replacement of their Santa Claus.
    But soon the protestors will feel the pain,
    When the wheels fall off of the old gravy train.

    And now all the snowflakes are riddled with fear,
    Upset and offended by things that they’ll hear.
    The cocoa and crayons will help for a while,
    But fact-based opinions will soon cramp their style.

    I originally supported, and voted, for Cruz,
    In the end, I would vote for whoever they choose.
    He wasn’t my first choice, but soon I would cede,
    The one they call Trump is the one that we need.

    I saw him on TV in front of a crowd,
    He spoke about veterans, it made me feel proud.
    He spoke about energy, safety, and jobs,
    Taking this country back from the Washington snobs.

    He was dressed in Armani, all tailored and neat,
    And the Brunos he wore made the outfit complete.
    For a man of his vintage, he seemed rather fit,
    And he looked presidential, I have to admit.

    His eyes glowed like embers, his smile was the best,
    And his hair was the color of my old hunting vest.
    His love for this country was on full display,
    And his actions spoke louder than his words could say.

    He thanked all his voters, and before he was gone,
    Saved thousands of jobs while Obama looked on.
    The fate of this country left nothing to chance,
    So, he filled out his cabinet weeks in advance.

    The men he had chosen were of the same mind,
    Let’s set the bar high, and not lead from behind.
    He picked up his phone as he rose from his seat,
    With a flick of his finger, he sent out this tweet;
    “Now Mattis!, now Kelly!’ now Sessions! And Pruitt!
    On Perry! On Flynn, You’re the ones who can do it.
    Start lifting restrictions and building the wall,
    Now dash away! Dash away! Dash away all!”;

    The roar of his audience rose from the stands,
    He kissed all their babies and shook all their hands.
    He answered their questions and calmed all their fears,
    They knew it would be a fantastic four years.
    Then he jumped in his limo, and off to his jet,
    A fellow that Liberals won’t soon forget.
    He sent one more tweet as the evening expired;
    “Happy Inauguration to all,
    AND OBAMA – YOU’RE FIRED!”
  • K
    K.L.
    "Joe Biden: Backwards, not forwards." Greatest campaign slogan since "I'm with her"
  • G
    George
    Think about it.....your in the voting booth......Your choices for President are Trump vs Biden.........America's future are dependent on who you Vote for........this isn't rocket science.............do we need a President who likes Palosi, or one who doesn't ?
  • W
    WileyB
    So should a special counsel be appointed now to investigate Biden or wait until he gets the nomination?
  • b
    beckjar
    Trump is going to have a field day with the dems nominee during the debates. Can’t wait to watch it.