Joe Biden

Assault on America, Day 128: Pelosi’s awkward dilemma equals big opening for GOP next year

No one should feel sorry for Nancy Pelosi. She’s got a near impossible dilemma -- to manage the outspoken get-Trump fringe nuts in her caucus and still offer a coherent package of ideas for Americans to latch onto. Republicans have a golden opportunity to beat Democrats in 2020. Will they take it?

Assault on America, Day 127: Booker’s proposed gun grab makes him scariest of all 2020 Dems

Unfortunately for Americans, Sen. Cory Booker’s not being ironic in yearning to federalize gun ownership. True, he’s just trying to draw attention to his flailing presidential bid, but none of the other 2020 Democrats condemned anything in Booker’s crackpot plan either. Talk about “scary”.

Assault on America, Day 126: Obama blames Hillary for wrecking his legacy. Is he wrong?

Barack Obama shouldn’t be griping about his legacy -- those who live in glass houses should not throw stones. Hillary Clinton’s 2016 loss didn’t tarnish his reputation beyond what he’d already done to himself through eight years of arrogant malfeasance. 2020 Democrats seemingly haven’t grasped the lesson.

Why Biden won't get the Dem nomination

Thomas Lifson, American Thinker

The real reason why Biden won’t get the nomination is that he and his family are corrupt, enriching themselves courtesy of foreign governments. Normally, that would not be a problem for a Democrat because the dominant mainstream media is not interested in scandals affecting powerful Democrats. But with 22 Democrats running for president, some of them with MSM allies, and with grave doubts about Biden’s ability to defeat Trump (their overriding goal), these scandals will not be suppressed. Especially because they involve collusion with a foreign power (China and Ukraine). Biden is the 2016 Jeb! of the Democrats’ 2020 field. He looks like a shoe-in to many, but he will fade.

Assault on America, Day 125: Trump commission should shoot back at climate change commissars

Contrary to the claims of Democrats and the media, science is far from “settled” on climate change or other debatable concepts. Trump’s NSC climate commission may or may not be created but the political fight over the matter is unfinished. Some advice: if an enemy is shooting at you, “shoot back.”

Assault on America, Day 124: Democrats’ Trump tax return fix a prelude to all-out war in 2020

Democrats aren’t doing much to hide how they intend to approach the 2020 election. Anyone who thinks the 2016 campaign was nasty better gear up for the political war to end all wars next year. Donald Trump represents the biggest barrier to the realization of all the Democrats’ sinister schemes. Plan accordingly.

Biden’s Alleged Financial Ties To U.S. Enemy China Overshadow His 2020 Bid

Ben Weingarten, The Federalist

If we as a nation truly care about the corrosive, destabilizing nature of foreign influence, should not we be most concerned with the greatest foreign adversary of all? Should not business leaders be presenting a united front with members of an increasingly united federal government to drive as hard a bargain as possible to fundamentally change China’s behavior, and provide real teeth to any punishment should it fail to adhere to a deal, as it has done repeatedly in the past? As the CPDC’s speakers made clear, U.S.-China policy not only deserves to be at the center of the 2020 presidential election, it must be at the center of the 2020 presidential election.

Assault on America, Day 121: Who hurts his party more, Trump or Crazy Bernie Sanders?

It’s always comical whenever a liberal commentator offers advice to Republicans and even more hilarious when he or she attempts to define the Democrats. There’s no way that keeping Trump as head of the GOP hurts Republicans now -- a lesson Democrats will realize soon enough.

Sorry, Biden. America Doesn’t Want a #MeToo President

Betsy McCaughey, The American Spectator

One of the biggest differences between Republican and Democratic pols right now is their attitudes about #MeToo. Republicans value time-honored principles like due process and the presumption of innocence. Democrats have no patience for it. If an accusation happens to you, know that most of the Democrats running for president, including Joe Biden, won’t have your back. Sexual harassment is a grave matter, and accusations need to be taken seriously. But both the accused and the accuser deserve fairness. Sadly, that’s not on the Democratic Party agenda.

Assault on America, Day 120: On infrastructure, if you [don’t] build it Democrats will come

Democrats’ desperation to beat Trump in 2020 surpasses any desire to help the country, including passing a responsible infrastructure bill that won’t raise taxes. Pelosi and “Chucky” are only checking all the appropriate political (“We gotta do something”) boxes by appearing to cooperate. The inevitable result? Another stalemate.

Uncle Joe Plays the Race Card

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

With the economy firing on all eight cylinders, and the drive for impeachment losing steam, a new strategy is emerging — to take Trump down by stuffing him in a box with white supremacists. The strategy is not original. It was tried, but backfired on Hillary Clinton when she called Trump supporters "deplorables ... racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic ... bigots." The crimes that interest the media are those committed by white males against minorities, which can be used to flesh out the picture of America that preexists in the mind of the left, if not in the real world. Yet it does appear that issues of race, tribe and identity are becoming an obsession in our politics.

Biden Way Up in CNN Poll, but Will It Last?

Roger L. Simon, PJ Media

With the Kentucky Derby right around the corner, Joe Biden appears to be way up in that other horse race, the Democratic presidential derby. He's a fat 20 points above Bernie, who seems to be slipping. In fact, we might be able to put a fork in the geriatric socialist. It's likely voters, even Democrat voters, are having trouble swallowing his declaration that terrorists should have the right to vote, one of the dumber statements made in the history of presidential politics. (What was or is going on in that man's brain?) But what about the others? They are so far back and there are so many of them that Joe, despite his also geriatric fumbling, may actually waltz into the nomination.

The old bird who can't recall how to fly straight

Wesley Pruden, Washington Times

Even the ladies concede that Joe is decent, kind, compassionate, thoughtful, a devout liberal if not much of a progressive (it’s those shoulder rubs), and other good stuff. Some of the ladies even give Joe points for pushing Barack Obama toward the left on issues like gay marriage — and for taking seriously the great sex crime wave on college campuses. Many of the ladies understand that Joe is the best-known and maybe even the most beloved man in the race. But this year, in what not so long ago was the party of Jefferson, Jackson and FDR, that counts only with those holding the vulgar idea that winning is what elections are about.

Assault on America, Day 119: Trump can’t even send congrats without being called a racist

Receiving recognition is special and it’s a great thing to earn praise from the president no matter what the hyper-sensitive liberal media thinks of it. It’s a sad fact Trump can’t even offer a compliment without some commentator reading racism into it. Will the left’s baseless assaults never end?

Assault on America, Day 118: Mind-numbed media wouldn't survive without Donald Trump

The media will maintain their Trump fascination as long as the president continues to draw people towards him. Some loath Trump, others adore him. Similarly, the 2020 Democrat candidates can’t win without stealing some of the attention Trump gets. How will it balance out?

Joe Biden Decides to Go #NeverTrump

Roger L. Simon, PJ Media

Biden's real problem is not even the economy, stupid. Or even the fact that's he's a multiple plagiarists, something people like me (writers) find especially abhorrent. (Who likes to be robbed?) It's Ukraine, not to mention China. The man is corrupt to the core and the Democratic Party better hope he doesn't get implicated in what is coming soon — the devastating investigation of the predicate of the Russia investigation. That investigation, which would make an all-time great movie that will, alas, never be coming to a theater near you because of the nature of Hollywood, nevertheless will be the story of stories starting in a month or two. It's just beginning to unfold.

'Sleepy Joe' shakes up the Geezer Primary

Wesley Pruden, Washington Times

Democrats gave us a presidential primary within a presidential primary. This one is the Geezer Primary, and the collective age of the two front-runners is 153. The man from Delaware can be a gaffe machine, and the early evidence is that he will be willing to renounce every good thing he has done in 36 years in the U.S. Senate and eight in the White House to make himself acceptable to the party, once defined by the politically incorrect courage of Jefferson, Jackson and FDR, and now renounces itself. Joe has a strong resume and more experience than any other Democrat. But who needs experience and a strong resume? Watching the Geezer Primary may be fun, but the winner is likely to be a loser.

Setting The Record Straight On Trump’s Charlottesville Remarks

There’s nothing “Right” or conservative about the Neo-Nazis who gathered in Charlottesville, but lying about who they are and what President Trump said about them serves the interests of Democrat politicians, like Joe Biden, and so the Left and their fellow travelers in the media will continue to do so.

Assault on America, Day 117: Joe (race) Biden (race), Democrat (race) for (race) President!

A thorough perusal of the Democrat presidential candidate menu reveals a collection of entrees that will either make Americans ill or put them to sleep. Joe Biden may be the special du jour but beneath his provocative ingredient description lies a man who doesn’t have a clue why he’s even running.

The Democrats’ Mean Girls Problem

Few voters outside college campuses and the liberal Twitterverse are attracted to angry white feminists, sneering liberal arrogance, smug elite condescension, Hillary Clinton-style flip-floppers and scary socialist commissars – which pretty well sums-up the females in the Democratic field.