As the 2020 Democratic Party primary race turns into a race to the “progressive” bottom, a failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate and potential presidential candidate is blaming her lack of popularity on racism.
“I don’t think that success is zero-sum, so I don’t want to disparage or take away from the reaction – the legitimate response people had to [Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke’s] campaign, but I do wan’t to call the question,” Stacey Abrams said on MSNBC Friday.
“I think race plays a part, I think, uh, region plays a part, and I also think phenotype plays a part,” she continued.
MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell did not challenge Abrams on her assertion.
Abrams has always been bitter at her lack of success in national politics, and refused to concede that she lost Georgia’s 2018 gubernatorial race to Republican Gov. Brian Kemp. She hired a team of more than 30 lawyers to challenge her loss, and even called for an unprecedented do-over in the form of a revote.
On the other hand, prominent members of the Democratic Party have been recently been outed as racists. Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam of Virginia was not only exposed for dressing in blackface or a KKK robe, but he survived the scandal by embarking upon an “apology tour.”
Maybe Abrams is right about the Democratic Party’s racism.
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Really? Joe Biden Appears to Forget the Words to the Pledge of Allegiance
A new low?
Joe Biden appeared to forget the words to the Pledge of Allegiance during a campaign speech in Wisconsin on Tuesday.
Joe Biden forgets the pledge of allegiance. pic.twitter.com/EWYHAhxl2f
— Richard (@Wildman_AZ) September 22, 2020
“I pledge allegiance to the United States of America, one nation, indivisible, under God, for real.”
The real pledge, which most fifth graders who don’t attend left-wing public schools can recite, reads as follows.
“I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”
Biden’s improvised version doesn’t even bear resemblance to the actual Pledge of Allegiance.
Biden’s campaign team may have assumed that the Democrat elder wouldn’t need the promptings of a teleprompter in order to correctly repeat the Pledge of Allegiance, but they overestimated his memory.
The first presidential debate is scheduled for next Tuesday, and Biden’s handlers may be panicking as the Democrat candidate appears slipping into his previous routine of questionable and troubling mental gaffes. If he were to win in November, he’d be the oldest President to be sworn in on Inauguration Day by far.
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