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All things considered, I was a little disappointed in Pres. Biden’s speech last night. He had a pretty good head of steam worked up against the “MAGA Republicans” who present such a clear and present danger to “our democracy,” I expected him to go further.
I expected him to take a cue from Rep. Maxine Waters (D, CA), who laid the groundwork for last night’s speech as early as 2017, when she said that, although Trump supporters “say they’re patriotic,” “You’re not nearly as patriotic as we are.” I expected Biden to call for the same kind of tactics against MAGA-types that Maxine Waters advocated to be used against members of the Trump administration, when she said, “If you see [them] in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gas station…create a crowd…tell them they’re not welcome anymore, anywhere.”
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Or, given the level of belligerence and vitriol exhibited by Biden in last night’s speech, I expected him to take a cue from another great world leader and urge his supporters to identify shops and businesses owned by those deplorable, anti-American MAGA Republicans.
I’m speaking of a great world leader who I’m sure Joey and his cohorts greatly admire for said leader’s ability to unite his country’s population and make them rally against a clear enemy in their midst. Biden could have called on loyal Americans to identify those businesses so that, on an appointed night, crowds could take to the streets and teach those MAGA-types a lesson by smashing the windows of their businesses.
I wouldn’t even have been surprised had Biden urged real Americans (not those anti-American MAGA-types, who respect neither the Constitution nor the rule of law, nor the will of the People) to do what the Hutus did in Rwanda, where, also on an appointed night, Hutus all across that country knocked on the doors of their Tutsi neighbors (with whom they’d lived side-by-side and coexisted peacefully for years) and proceeded to hack their Tutsi neighbors to death.
Why did Joey hold back? Did he think he was maintaining an image of being reasonable by refraining from advocating such actions? After all, it’s those MAGA-types who are radical, who are dangerous, in contrast to Biden & Co., who cherish the Constitution and the rule of law. Surely, for the sake of resisting such a clear threat to our democracy, such tactics would be justified.
But maybe Joey’s saving those suggestions for his next speech!
My blood pressure could not have withstood the diatribe last night. I could not watch or listen for my own safety.
I’ve heard cuts of the speech and seen pictures of the stage and Biden’s countenance. Frankly, this “speech” frightened me. I am so reminded of pre war Germany. Why can’t people see this?
I feel helpless and hopeless and that’s not a good feeling.
P.S. Keep up the good work.
"Suggestions" (perhaps future instructions?) for his next speech ..... INDEED! Despicable as it was, nonetheless, it was predictable as Joe and his handlers were following a hard fast rule which Leftists have always adhered to; "Accuse the other side of that which you are guilty." Originally stated in some form attributed to Karl Marx, but used by many, such as, Lenin, Goebbels and Alinsky to name a few.
I believe they are desperate and know they can't run/hide from the mess they have created so they resort to the old adage of "divide and conquer" ..... taking it to the extreme!
I'm reminded of another Marx quote that accurately describes Biden & Company ..... "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." Appropriately though it is from GROUCHO MARX and he is spot on!