Cal Thomas: Obama lastly endorses Biden– and here’s who to blame if Democrats lose in 2020

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Cal Thomas: Obama lastly endorses Biden– and here’s who to blame if Democrats lose in 2020

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It isn’t like Joe Biden was former President Obama’s very first option for president.

Obama’s video endorsement on Tuesday of the former vice president came after every other candidate had actually pulled out. He even waited for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., to suspend his campaign to endorse Biden. The “moderate” Obama and the formerly moderate Biden now seem in bed with the hard-left, Saul Alinsky, socialist wing of their party. In all of this, Sanders is the real winner because he has handled to pull the party up until now left that it may qualify to open a headquarters in Havana, and even Moscow, where Sanders and his better half honeymooned.

Obama attempted, but stopped working, to convince Biden not to run this year. According to The New York Times, Obama informed Biden, “You don’t have to do this, Joe, you really don’t.”

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Biden composed in his book that Obama talked him out of running in 2016 in order to clear a course for Hillary Clinton. Biden composed that Obama “played up the appeal of leaving politics and provided little motivation about a possible bid.”

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Once again, according to The New york city Times, Obama “used every (2020 Democrat) prospect his counsel,” and in December it dripped that the former president was secretly promoting then-candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to possible donors.

Last December, Obama told a gathering in Singapore there would be “significant enhancement throughout the board” if more nations had female leaders which “old males” ought to get “out of the method.” It was a remark many took to be a slap at his much older (and male) vice president.

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In March 2019, a report in The New York Times stated Obama called together some of Biden’s top project advisers and informed them, they required to “make sure” Biden didn’t “embarrass himself,” a clear reference to the growing variety of gaffes Biden was dedicating and continues to devote.

Last September, CNN reported it was informed by a senior Obama-Biden administration authorities that it appeared Biden’s capability was in obvious decline, a declaration that is quickly validated by anybody who observes his rambling comments.

Robert Gates, who functioned as secretary of Defense in the administrations of George W. Bush and Barack Obama, said of Biden in his 2014 book “Responsibility: Memoirs of a Secretary at War”: “I think he has actually been wrong on almost every significant foreign policy and nationwide security problem over the previous 4 decades.”

A review of Gates’ book in The New York Times, reprinted in the January 2014 problem of Atlantic publication, notes Gates’ scathing indictment of the former vice president: “Biden is accused of ‘poisoning the well’ versus the military management. Thomas Donilon, initially Obama’s deputy nationwide security consultant, and then-Lt. Gen. Douglas E. Lute, the White Home organizer for the wars, are described as routinely participated in ‘aggressive, suspicious, and sometimes condescending and insulting questioning of our military leaders.”‘

At a 2011 meeting of his Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, Obama sheepishly admitted that the financial stimulus program he and Biden had actually previously stated would produce “shovel-ready jobs,” “was not as … uh … shovel-ready as we anticipated.”

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There’s plenty more criticism of Biden and his record, which Republicans are certainly accumulating for a multitude of campaign ads and the upcoming presidential disputes, consisting of Biden’s flip-flopping on concerns he when claimed to hold as convictions.

Most of the former Democratic governmental candidates would have been better and stronger than Biden. Once again, the establishment has actually had its method, and ought to Biden be defeated and Democrats lose congressional seats, they will have just themselves to blame.

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