Joe Biden went to the Vatican and he and the Pope embraced and I’m sure that when they met in secret President Biden told the Pope that he, Joe Biden, was Jesus Christ.
In his annoying way of taken credit for the worst disasters Joe said to the Pope, “I think I deserve credit. I helped someone rise from the dead.”
“Who did you help rise from the dead?” asked a very impressed Pope.
“Donald Trump!” said Biden proudly.
“In just seven months Trump has gone from the crazy politicians’ cemetery to, if we had an election today, he might beat me.
“What an accomplishment. And I did it. Did I ever tell you how I brilliantly ended the war in Afghanistan and put the Taliban back in charge without a single problem?”
The Pope said, “But…but…but…”
It seems that Democrats as well as Republicans never take the blame for their mistakes. They always just blame the other guy.
This is not just a politician’s issue. Often the media hurts its arm trying to slap itself on the back.
Take the example of the New York Times, which ran an editorial blaming all of the Democrats’ losses last week on the Democrats for doing what the Times had encouraged them to do ever since Joe Biden took office.
But did the Times take the blame for all the stupid woke and socialist encouragement they gave the Democrats?
They just said the Democrats had better change their ways or they would lose even more seats in the 2022 elections.
The last time I saw an example of such blatant hypocrisy was in the movie “Casablanca,” when the Police Captain Louis Renault, brilliantly played by Claude Rains, announces he’s closing Rick’s Place.
Rick: “How can you close me up? On what grounds?”
Captain Renault: “I’m shocked! Shocked to find that gambling is going on in here.”
[A croupier hands Renault a pile of money.]
Croupier: “Your winnings, sir.”
Captain Renault [sotto voce]: “Oh, thank you very much.”
Captain Renault [aloud]: “Everybody out at once.”
What follows is a column I ran in 2020, just before the election. If I remember correctly, this was one of my most unpopular columns. In this column you’ll see how the brilliant Matt Taibbi had Joe Biden pegged from the beginningas a loser.
The following is an excerpt from his “subscriber only” post by the brilliant Matt Taibbi, which I highly recommend to everyone reading this.
Taibbi has this to say about Joe Biden: “The Worst Choice Ever.”
Then he lowered the boom on Biden with these Hunter Thompson-like words:
“Joe Biden is a corpse with hair plugs whose idea of ‘empathy’ is to jam fingers in the sternums of people who ask the wrong questions, or call them ‘fat’ or ‘full of shit,’ or dare them to ‘try me’ – and that’s if he remembers what state he’s in. Is he a better human than Donald Trump? Probably, but his mental decline has hit Lloyd Bridges-in-‘Hot-Shots!’ levels and he shares troubling characteristics with the president, beginning with a pathological struggle with truth.
“Biden spent much of 2020 lying about everything from his Iraq War vote to his educational history to a fantasy about being arrested in South Africa with Nelson Mandela. The same press that killed him for this behavior in the past let it all slide this time. Same with the growing ledger of handsy-uncle incidents that had adolescent girls and campaigning politicians alike wondering why a vice president needs to smell their hair or plant lingering kisses on their heads while cameras flash.
“Biden’s entire argument for the presidency, and it’s a powerful one, is his opponent. This week’s election is not a choice between ‘light or darkness,’ but ‘pretty much anything or Donald Trump,’ and only in that context is this disintegrating, bilious iteration of Scranton Joe even distantly credible as a choice for the world’s most powerful office.”
After reading Mr. Taibbi’s words I am off to vote.
Today, with one hand on the ballot and the other hand holding my nose, I will cast my vote for Joe Biden for president of the United States.
I will do it for my one-year-old grandson Teddy, because should there be four more years of Donald Trump as president, I don’t know what will be left of this country for Teddy to grow up in and enjoy.
Let me explain myself.
Not all Germans were Nazis in the 1930s and, at first, they agreed with Hitler’s speeches about making Germany great again.
Not all Italians were fascists and Mussolini promised to deliver a more efficient regime. And yes, the trains ran on time again, but the Italians, like the Germans, found themselves under the spell of evil and it eventually twisted their spirit, their conscience and, finally, it affected their lives.
Donald Trump is a Hitler/Mussolini wannabe.
He is Hitler and Mussolini picking up innocent, gullible followers in 1933.
Like Hitler and Mussolini, he’s doing it by riding on some early success.
This is from an excellent recent editorial in the Wall Street Journal:
“Mr. Trump’s first-term accomplishments are real and better than we expected in 2016…In his first term as president…he deserves policy credit for the pre-pandemic economy. His tax reform made U.S. corporations more competitive and encouraged the repatriation of hundreds of billions in capital. Unleashing energy production created tens of thousands of well-paying jobs and made the U.S. less dependent on foreign oil. The growth acceleration created a tight labor market that raised wages for millions left behind by the slow-growth Obama years.”
All this is fine, but none of it buys my Republican vote.
I truly believe that Donald Trump is mentally unbalanced and left to his own devices will bring about a horrific change in this, the country that I love.
He’s mentally ill and he is not getting better. In the next four years he can only get worse. He is a delusional vulgarian who will snap, and the result will be a catastrophe for him and for the country.
He has the rhetoric that turns nice, sweet, good people like my friends and neighbors into stormtroopers.
We have never had a malevolent maniac like Donald Trump leading this country and let us hope, with God’s help, we never will again.
To my friends who voted for Donald Trump and my friends who are voting for Joe Biden, let me leave you with these four words:
Nikki Haley in 2024.
After seeing what the last eight months have done to our nation, I pray that both the Democrats and the Republicans work towards finding some better presidential candidates than we have in the past.
Let’s stop voting for the party and let’s start voting for the nation. Our children’s and our grandchildren’s lives depend on it.
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