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Joe Biden’s Candidacy: A Cautionary Tale of How Far the Left Will Go to Beat Their Opponent at the Nation’s Cost

At the end of the day, the tale of Joe Biden’s candidacy is a cautionary one of how far the Left will go to defeat its opponent at the cost of the country’s wellbeing. They overlook obvious missteps they would consider egregious otherwise, pretend there is no reason to doubt his abilities, and blast vitriol at those who do not jump on the bandwagon.
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While many may remember 2020 for its host of disasters – from government overreach to a devastating lack of preparation for widespread illness – there is one disaster which should not be minimized in the wake of the epidemic sweeping the globe.

That is, the abandonment of American virtue as represented by the Biden presidential campaign.

Let’s examine the facts. Whether or not you like the man, Donald Trump has unequivocally faced an onslaught of backlash since his time as president for supposed sexual assault, racism, and being a poor orator. Very few conservatives would deny the mistakes he’s made, but the scrutiny the mainstream media applies to the man’s character is completely lost when it comes to electoral candidate Joe Biden.

While many posit the liberal media is simply trying to save the poor decisions made by the Democratic voters, a minority exists who believes he is far from a poor choice and that he’s, in fact, the perfect candidate.

“It’s important that whether [politicians] are personally with us or not, that still have to take that position because it’s politically untenable not to do,” said Shaunna Thomas, co-founder of women’s rights group UltraViolet. “And that’s a reflection of the power we’re building.”

Joe Biden may not stand as a particularly strong candidate (indeed, many are unsure what his platform truly is due to its lack of individuality or fresh politics), but this serves the Democrats better when he is so easily pressured to do whatever will keep himself in office, a trait that could lead to a dismal path for America’s interests should he be elected.

Biden falls more in line with the softer conservatives of the past who were easily swayed given the pressure of making constituents and party happy (such as his long-time support of the Hyde Amendment that changed as presidential elections grew closer). His political history shows that, in truth, he had little staying power of his own until he joined forces with the Obama administration, a decision that in the long-run has helped him tremendously to maintain notoriety.

After all, the American people have been conditioned to expect that former political figures often – for better or for worse – will know how to work well within the system and Obama’s administration is one that many remember. And work in the system he does.

While many lament the Trump administration for being spearheaded by a white, male elitist, Biden manages to fill a similar archetype while dodging sexual assault allegations and shady past dealings under the protest of “he’s a nice guy”.

Even better to those who serve a progressive agenda, he easily caves when caught under fire and is given a free pass by even those minorities he does cast insult on (see the words of Jim Clyburn, who still supports the former VP despite his recent allegations that a lack of support makes one “not black”).

The American public suffers under the effects of a previous administration that bent over backwards to appease special interest groups while having less interest in helping the people it claimed to serve.

While the people labor under the effects that the virus has had on the economy and public health, Joe Biden perpetuates the Leftist talking point that Trump is to blame – while at the same time having criticized executive decisions from the beginning for having been too severe.

The morale of the nation cannot stand another blow if it sees the election of a man who has been notoriously weak in serving the country’s best interests and is quoted as saying “I want China to succeed.”

At the end of the day, the tale of Joe Biden’s candidacy is a cautionary one of how far the Left will go to defeat its opponent at the cost of the country’s wellbeing. They overlook obvious missteps they would consider egregious otherwise, pretend there is no reason to doubt his abilities, and blast vitriol at those who do not jump on the bandwagon. There is no plan beyond winning in November – at least that Biden’s revealed – and he hardly seems to know who he’s running against half the time.

“I’m prepared to say that I have a record of over 40 years and that I’m going to beat Joe Biden!”

But hey, at least he’s not Trump.


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