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Joe Biden Is the Front Runner but There Are Ways He Could Blow His Chances Away

Updated on July 3, 2020
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The author is a keen political observer and commentator who has a ringside seat to the turbulent years of the present political scenario

Background

The American political scenario is hot with the presidential election just four months away. Add to this a belligerent China and the spread of the Wuhan virus and the cup appears to be full. The two main contenders for the coveted post of the President of the United States are Donald Trump and Joe Biden. Both men are in the winter of their life with Joe Biden being 77 and Donald Trump 74 and this would be the last shot for both of them at the Presidentship.

The opinion polls show Donald Trump is the underdog. He's been trailing successively behind the Democrat candidate. Despite the opinion polls the Republicans seem to feel that Donald Trump will win while most Democrats are hoping that Biden will be able to turn the tables.

I still believe Biden will be our President in eight months, but I am not unaware of the fact that there are many scenarios in which he could blow it – and that Trump could take the White House once again.

It must be borne in mind that Biden has twice earlier blown the chance to get a crack at the top job more noticeably in 1988 when he appeared to be the frontrunner. Maybe the astrological stars do not favor him and that is the reason that for the last 30 years he is not able to get a crack at the presidentship and his chance has come only now.

The American election is not a popular vote but a system of electoral votes state wise with the result the man who may not win the popular vote may still make it to the White House. Biden will gear up his campaign and ensure that he does not make strategic errors that pave the path for Trump to get back into the White House.

Roadblocks for Biden

As I have already pointed out Joe Biden is the frontrunner in the coming election. He has to make a strategic plan for the campaign. The first thing he must remember that he must not identify too closely with the thoughts and ideas of Bernie Sanders. He may try to mirror the ideas of Bernie Sanders to win over his supporters. He would do well to remember that the American public at large does not like extreme left-wing views. He must bear in mind that Bernie Sanders despite an impressive start fell by the wayside as the majority of the people simply didn't want him.

So far, Biden has shown Sanders's supporter's attention and adopted ideas from the Sanders camp. He has made efforts to include Sanders' personnel in his campaign. Rumer Godden wrote, "Thus far and no further" and Biden needs to follow this and identify with the mass of the Americans many of whom are disenchanted with Trump.

Biden must plan his campaign and refuse to reply to Trump's baits. Trump is a master showman and he will be looking forward to the debates with Biden. These will be crucial for the Democratic challenger and a poor performance there may well mark the end of his road to the White House. One of the skills of Trump is the conversation and he excels in it. Biden will have to plan his replies very carefully and prepare for the debates which in American elections have a very important place. One of Trump's few skills is driving the conversation. Biden needs to appear statesmanlike and not respond to every jibe of Trump.

My friends in America tell me that they are whispers going around that Biden has a cognitive decline. Many Republicans are pointing to this aspect of Biden. I will not discuss this more here but Biden will have to ensure that he doesn't make any gaffe or mistake.

Another factor that will have a bearing in the coming election is the running mate for the Democrat candidate. Many names are being talked about with Kamala Harris looking to be a frontrunner at the moment. To my mind this will be important but not critical as a win or loss will depend on him and how he reacts to Donald Trump.


Trump can steal home again

Any of the above missteps by Biden could help Trump. Another factor that will have a bearing on the coming election is the Wuhan virus. It's hard to imagine Trump winning based on the state of the country today.

A plus point for him would be if the virus goes into hibernation and the economy rebounds to its earlier potential. If that happens and Trump behaves in a disciplined manner he can win the trust of the people back.

The last point I have is the polarisation along racial and minority lines. Despite all the agitations, arson, and looting, I do not see how much of an effect it will have on the coming election. This is because Trump has a committed voter base who come what may, vote for Trump.

If the virus remains throughout the summer and the number of deaths and casualties keep on going up Trump will have a difficult time and that is where Biden will have to capitalize. All is not over for the president and despite the opinion polls, we must remember that the country was shocked four years back.

If Joe Biden does win it will mean that sanity would have been restored to the American presidentship and the maverick approach of the President would be a thing of the past. A big factor which Biden will have to face in China. Previous presidents have treated the People's Republic with kid gloves and the result is there for all to see. One will have to wait and see how successful he is.

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    • emge profile imageAUTHOR

      MG Singh 

      3 weeks ago from Singapore

      Sharlee, thank you

    • Sharlee01 profile image

      Sharlee 

      3 weeks ago

      I respect not only your opinion but the way you present it. I really appreciate your view. Makes good sense.

    • emge profile imageAUTHOR

      MG Singh 

      3 weeks ago from Singapore

      Sharlee, I respect your opinion but everything is not simple. The virus has put a spanner everywhere. Trump has a tough time on his hands but in case he handles the virus effectively he could be home and dry.

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      Sharlee 

      3 weeks ago

      The economy is just laying there at this point. It is still there and yes the Dem's are doing all they can to keep it under wraps until after the election. At this point we have the major cities trying about COVID infections being up, they hesitate to report the plummeting death toll. Take California that has pretty much dialed back into lockdown. Yesterday they reported 8,350 cases, with a death toll of 45, the day before that the death toll was 25, today it is 3. It is clear the large Dem states are trying to keep their economy in the tank. One would have to be blind not to see this. At any rate, in the next few weeks, we will see rises in the infection, and very few people parishing They will be unable to continue the ploy, and people will realize the sad ploy they have tried to pull off.

      Trump's economy will not be as easily swept away, too many smart people that see through cheap political ploys. It will soon be back to what it was, and most likely will serve him well in a timely fashion.

    • emge profile imageAUTHOR

      MG Singh 

      3 weeks ago from Singapore

      Sharlee, Biden must be hoping the virus tanks the economy and so he can sweep Trump away.

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      Sharlee 

      3 weeks ago

      It seems Biden at this point is well one could say "borrowing" Trump's many ideas that actually Trump has accomplished already. Almost comical how Biden continues to just use other's ideas and using some very old political ploys.

    • emge profile imageAUTHOR

      MG Singh 

      4 weeks ago from Singapore

      Eric thanks, my estimate is that Trump will get 350+ electoral votes. `save this forecast.

    • emge profile imageAUTHOR

      MG Singh 

      4 weeks ago from Singapore

      Thanks, Sharlee, for commenting. Lots of rumors floating around more so in an election year. You are right this news about Russia is another rumor. No evidence.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      4 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Facts matter? You call Biden a rapist, wheres the proof? Where’s the evidence of Bill Clinton raping anyone? 30 years I’ve heard that.

      Obama not born here.

      Pizzagate.

      ......facts matter? Since when?

      Why spread such awful character assassination?

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      Sharlee 

      4 weeks ago

      Leslie, facts matter. It has been well verified that the intelligence on Russia paying a bounty on Americans was not ever and still has not been verified by any form of evidence. These facts have been reported repeatedly. Why spread such an untruth?

      https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/national-security...

      "Leslie McCowen

      9 hours ago from Cape Cod, USA

      I see no one has anything to say about Trump not caring that Putin was paying to kill our soldiers.

      Un. Believable."

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      Eric Dierker 

      4 weeks ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Leslie you state your point of view with fervor and passion. But you should start sharing sources for your statements of facts. Just my opinion but....

      Just a quick question -- if the hospitalizations for Covid go down and schools reopen and 6 million folks are back to work; who will you credit? Biden?

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      Leslie McCowen 

      4 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      And I remember Obama being blasted for not wearing a flag pin.

      Do you know this Eric......

      “Russia, if you’re listening”

      It’s ok that Putin hacked Hillary? And Trump asked him to?

      Why wonder about the dems? Do you ever wonder about Trump?

      Wonder how unbothered you would be if it was Hillary asking Iran for help?

      Trust me, I already know.

      4 deaths in Benghazi, years of investigations.

      Thousands dead, and it’s “leave Trump alone”.

      Can I wonder about the 4 dead in Niger? No hearings on that, either.

      Is everything political?

    • emge profile imageAUTHOR

      MG Singh 

      4 weeks ago from Singapore

      Thank you Eric for your comment

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      Eric Dierker 

      4 weeks ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Leslie I sure wonder where the Dems. are on that. After a briefing they did just seem to drop it. I sure wish I knew what they know.

    • emge profile imageAUTHOR

      MG Singh 

      4 weeks ago from Singapore

      Leslie, I see your point but this is not proved in black and white

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      Leslie McCowen 

      4 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      I see no one has anything to say about Trump not caring that Putin was paying to kill our soldiers.

      Un. Believable.

    • emge profile imageAUTHOR

      MG Singh 

      4 weeks ago from Singapore

      Leslie, Thanks for commenting.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      4 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Lol. “Biden is stench” is a fact. Okayyyyyy suuuuuuure

      Its your opinion. No better, no worse than mine.

      You all had better learn that.

    • emge profile imageAUTHOR

      MG Singh 

      4 weeks ago from Singapore

      KC McGee, thanks, your say is acceopted

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      KC McGee 

      4 weeks ago from Where I belong

      It's not just my opinion. I stated FACTS.

    • emge profile imageAUTHOR

      MG Singh 

      4 weeks ago from Singapore

      Leslie. Thank you, I dare say some of your experiences are pretty bad. It's good you can exorcise them

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      KC McGee 

      4 weeks ago from Where I belong

      Talk about impeachment. Look at Bill Clinton. He commited 11 felonies while in office. 6 counts of perjury and 5 counts of witness tamppering. Yet he got to complete his secound term. Democrats where determind not to let him go to prison. We see Democrats commiting perjury under oath all over the place and yet NOT ONE has gone to prison. Brennen, Comey, hillary. Clapper and many other Dems have lied under oath and not one of them are sitting in prison. And Hillary and Biden both are the worst of all of them. Biden is stench and far as I'm concerned.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      4 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Funny, I feel the same about Trump. In fact, how come a House impeached person can run again anyway?

      Do you think your feelings on Biden are more important than my feelings on Trump?

      Mg, I’m sorry, but you are wrong. It’s like theses anti choice people in gvt.....

      I remember way back in the late 70’s, early 80’s.....they used to tell people “run for office.....all kinds of office....school committee, dog catcher, whatever. But dont mention that you are anti abortion. Keep it secret. Once we reach critical mass, we’ll have the power to end abortion.”

      It’s the same with the KKK. They’ve had to be secret about it......until now. Now, they have the support of the US senate, Supreme Court, certain Police unions, Certain military units. Etc.

      “I noticed something was going wrong in America decades ago,” Zarth told me. He mentioned the TV shows “Father Knows Best,” “Andy Griffith,” “The Brady Bunch,” and “Little House on the Prairie.” “Usually, those shows had a Christian moral,” he said. “But now that the Jews own the majority of the media stations, they’re showing things that are against God’s law, like race-mixing and homosexuality.” He pointed to America’s diverse population as its primary source of violence and conflict. “We advocate for living separately within America. We are a benevolent, fraternal, Christian, white-civil-rights organization,” he claimed. “We are for family and for God. We see our race and our heritage going away and being harmed by intermixing with these mongrel races. It has to stop.”

      He added, “I think we now have a President with some of the same ideals.” He insisted that the Loyal White Knights had been growing since Trump’s victory. When I asked him for specifics, he replied, “I can’t give out exact numbers—that’s why we’re called ‘the invisible empire.’ But I can tell you this: since Trump has been elected, people have been calling us left and right wanting to join, from all walks of life.” The claim was difficult to fact-check. In February, the S.P.L.C. published a report asserting that the number of operating U.S. hate groups rose from eight hundred and ninety-two, in 2015, to nine hundred and seventeen, in 2016. “The radical right was energized by the candidacy of Donald Trump,” the report read.“

      https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/what-a-wh...

      *********

      Racism is insidious. I’ll never forget my friend and neighbor, someone I partied with, he and his wife.......had a door that opened up to our apartments.....shared homes basically.

      Didn’t stop him from calling me a N lover with such hatred in his voice......

      And Erik, I don’t believe Trump represents goodness and strength. Just the opposite, actually.

      I cannot believe none of you care that Putin was paying to kill our soldiers, Trump does nothing, and you call that good.

      It is unbelievable to me.

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      MG Singh 

      4 weeks ago from Singapore

      KC McGee, thank you for your comment

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      KC McGee 

      4 weeks ago from Where I belong

      Biden should be in prison and not running for president.......enough said.

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      MG Singh 

      4 weeks ago from Singapore

      Leslie, your comments are welcome

    • emge profile imageAUTHOR

      MG Singh 

      4 weeks ago from Singapore

      Ken thanks for the update. All this will help Trump.

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      MG Singh 

      4 weeks ago from Singapore

      Thank you Eric for your comments and the scenario shown to us by you in your state.

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      MG Singh 

      4 weeks ago from Singapore

      Leslie, I see your point but things have improved in America. The KKK and its ilk are not there now and that is the way forward. America had an Afro-American as president so there is equality. Yes, there are aberrations, nobody will deny that but to pin all this on Trump alone may not be the right way forward.

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      MG Singh 

      4 weeks ago from Singapore

      Well written Eric,I have been to Iran it's a terrible place.

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      Sharlee 

      4 weeks ago

      Nice article, I enjoyed the read. I think at this point the election is to hard to call. I think we should be ready for lots of twists and turns. I am pulling for Trump, due to being more of a conservative capitalist than a liberal.

      In my view, it's not Biden that is running for the office, it's a far-left arm of a Government. I also think many may be thinking very seriously about the situation that kind of agenda could bring to America.

      These last few weeks have given us a small preview of how Dems handle a crisis. It's been a real wake up call.

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      Eric Dierker 

      4 weeks ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Leslie I think you lay out how many many people think and feel. It is just that it is less than believe in our goodness and strength and always will be. Otherwise we could be Iran.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      4 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Good luck on that normal fantasy. Covid is not a hoax, Trump is.

      Whose going to do the building? Americans? Good luck there, too.

      Not unless you pay big bucks, and you know that ain’t happening.

      New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island hope to avoid The second wave of Covid, but they’re saying the Houston strain is more contagious than the original!

      Masks, contact tracing, isolating are the only way to get back to normal. Massachussetts will enter phase 3 tomorrow: im back to work, operating at half capacity cause no Americans want to clean rooms, pick up trash, haul dirty laundry, for $13.00 an hr. It’s just the truth.

      Good luck in your Trump fantasy world. 30% cannot force the other 70% into compliance with their ideology.

      It will never work. Ever.

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      Eric Dierker 

      4 weeks ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Ken they are doing there level best to keep us shut down here. It just is not working.

      I got a kick out of yesterday's fireworks. Most were shut down. So our sleepy little community just north of the border went crazy with their own. It was a sight.

      Not a single siren all night long. It seemed a metaphor for holding us back. But that is how this neighborhood rocks. A ton of self employed.

      We shall see but I bet on the spirit of America as strong.

      Somebody seems to hate us though.

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      Ken Burgess 

      4 weeks ago from Florida

      Eric I think you are on to something there.

      Home construction rebounds 4.3% in May and 4.8% in June

      Oil price rebounds as virus lockdowns are eased (July 2)

      There could be a return back to normal as employment numbers continue to rebound.

      It really depends on the individual States, and what their Governors decide to do. In states like CA, WA, and NY if they continue to shut their businesses down and force their populations to 'stay-at-home' it is irrelevant to the outcome of the election.

      Where getting things back to normal matters is in states like FL, TX, OH, GA, NC, AZ, NV... where an economy on the rebound would greatly help Trump.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      4 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      We won’t climb back. We don’t want to go back to what was offered. Trump has just solidified how much we hated it.

      You all who want Trumpland, cannot live with the rest of us. We do not want closed borders, Muslims in camps, children in camps, Christian supremacy, male supremacy, white supremacy, gun supremacy, hatred and judgement.

      We demand the equality so freely given to the men who wrote these words: all men (people) are created equal. If you’re not in a camp, no one should be. If you can preach your religion, everyone can. If you are free to carry a deadly weapon, we are fee to be away from it.

      We are people, not subjects.

      You may not like the kkk mg, but they love Trump. And as long as he high fives them, they will feel free to express their power over those they deem inferior,

      I believe Ted Nugent expressed it for them when he called Obama a Mongrel.

      This is the caliber of men people support with support of Trump.

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      MG Singh 

      4 weeks ago from Singapore

      Eric, nice comment. Biden has a high hill to climb as Trump looks more assured.

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      Eric Dierker 

      5 weeks ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      I think the sky fell. I think it was catastrophic. I think we are climbing back. They indicate schools will open. More people back to work with that in August. July looks like set backs but we are adjusting to more productive remote work - good for us. If we are not at the lowest point I will be surprised.

      Biden peaked last week. Either he gets on the trail or he has no chance.

      Riots are creeping down. Cases are up but deaths way down on percentage.It is sad that doing better as a country is bad for Biden. That will not last.

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      MG Singh 

      5 weeks ago from Singapore

      I never had any love for the KKK.

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      MG Singh 

      5 weeks ago from Singapore

      Leslie, the opinion polls are changing. What next?

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      MG Singh 

      5 weeks ago from Singapore

      Eric, I liked your comment, yes some are more passionate about this subject. Trump is moving forward and ì am sure he is waiting for the debates.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      5 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Some racism, mg? Try the knights of the Ku klux klan.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      5 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      And some people turn a blind eye to atrocities......if their guy is in charge.

      No one has a new job.....they’re going back to the old ones they were laid off from.

      The country is in dire straights, and no amount of spin and firing professionals will cover it up.

      I.M.O.

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      Eric Dierker 

      5 weeks ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      I read several polls this morning. They already show Trump closing any gap if not overcoming them. Everyone wants to ignore the job reports. If this keeps up, it would be hard to see Biden even close.

      What happens if we are in a different style of pandemic. Could a president hide like Biden has. I think that weighs heavy for folks.

      Cool stuff and I like to see the rigorous debate. Wow some people are a bit too passionate.

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      MG Singh 

      5 weeks ago from Singapore

      Leslie, Trump is praying to his strength and that is his constituency. There is some racism involved there.

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      MG Singh 

      5 weeks ago from Singapore

      Thanks Leslie

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      MG Singh 

      5 weeks ago from Singapore

      Leslie, thanks for your insight and comment. All in all, it will be an interesting election.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      5 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Trump approved the camps, btw. Nice to know where people stand. Let’s be honest here.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      5 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Tell me again how Biden stands on China.....lol. Uninformed is not cool in this day and age. Oh, and keep underestimating Biden. Trump does. I guess he’s never hung out in Southie.

      https://twitter.com/ABC/status/1232495375728234496

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      Leslie McCowen 

      5 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      70% of America will vote for a rock over Trump.

      Fortunately, we have a bona fide Democrat to vote for instead.

      One who doesn’t hate others, but reaches out to them, A healer. A kind person. Someone who SMILES.

      It’s laughable to make Biden’s mental state an issue, after 3 years of sniff sniff drug addict.

      It’s almost as laughable as making an issue of Bidens “hair sniffing” as if Trump isn’t accused of assault on women over 20 times.

      Biden is everything Trump is not. A true public servant. An experienced politician. A legacy for all to see, like it or not. You can read Bidens tax returns....he’s not hiding anything from the American people.

      It’s still incredible to me that people think a country should be run like a business....

      “He who loves the world as his body may be entrusted with the empire.” - Lao Tzu

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      MG Singh 

      5 weeks ago from Singapore

      Ken, thank you, for commenting. You paint a frightening scenario.

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      Ken Burgess 

      5 weeks ago from Florida

      And as long as they keep Biden locked away from the public, the false narrative that it is "a line of attack" can be maintained.

      I expect that they will wheel him out for the DNC Nomination only because they have to, limit him as much as possible after that, avoid all debates with Trump, using whatever excuses they can muster.

      He will "appear" places... like he has done recently... he will "be seen" in public, but not heard, not allowed to talk off the cuff, not allowed to show how truly distressed his mental capacity has become.

      I think it has a good chance to work... 30% of Americans would vote for Biden even if he were a drooling vegetable over Trump. They just need to pull the wool over the eyes of enough of the rest and it could work.

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      MG Singh 

      5 weeks ago from Singapore

      Flourish, thanks for your comment

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      FlourishAnyway 

      5 weeks ago from USA

      Your friends in America must be Rush Limbaugh right wingers. Biden is not mentally unfit. This is just a line of attack.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      5 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      Lol, the intercept is the one starting the rumors about Biden. Greenwald Hated Hillary, too. Nothing new. Far left=far right= active measures from uncle Vlad.

      Unless they’ve written articles on Trumps mental unfitness for office, they have less than zero credibility.

      A junkie is not fit for anything but bed rest

      https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EcF_iS2WsAckH0u?format...

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      MG Singh 

      5 weeks ago from Singapore

      Thank you Pramila for a wonderful comment.

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      MG Singh 

      5 weeks ago from Singapore

      Ken, Biden is a nice chap but that's about all. In case he has mental incompetency definitely he's not the man to sit in the President's chair which is the most powerful position in the world.

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      5 weeks ago from Sunny Florida

      I don't think we can really predict who will win the presidency. Who Biden picks for the VP spot will have an impact as at Biden's age, with his forgetfulness, the VP may be more important then ever. It will be interesting to watch what happens over the next 4 month and I will be glad when it is done. This is an interesting article, MG.

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      Ken Burgess 

      5 weeks ago from Florida

      The discussions of his mental incompetency from those closest to him is very real:

      https://theintercept.com/2020/03/09/it-was-democra...

      The biggest roadblock to Biden is the 3+ months left he has where he may be seen in public and be forced to actually respond to others. So long as they can keep him away from public scrutiny, and minimize his visibility, they may be able to pull off putting this puppet into the Presidency.

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      MG Singh 

      5 weeks ago from Singapore

      Dear Leslie, thank you for your very detailed comment. I am neither pro-Trump nor anti-Biden, I have just stated some facts. All in all, it will be an interesting election.

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      Leslie McCowen 

      5 weeks ago from Cape Cod, USA

      The Disinformation Campaign Being Launched Against Biden....

      There is no data to support the allegation that he is in cognitive decline.

      “During a town hall on Fox News Thursday night, Trump once again alluded to the idea that Biden is unfit for office. While the lies about the Bidens and Burisma will likely continue, the Daily Caller reports that this new line of attack will be a focus for Republicans and the Trump campaign.

      This issue, however, is not simply being raised by Trump and his enablers. Steve Friess reports that a memo about Biden’s “cognitive decline” is circulating among Sanders’ supporters.

      All of this feels very familiar. During the 2016 election, both Trump and the Sanders camp attempted to paint Hillary Clinton as corrupt. Now, both sides have teamed up on an attack against Biden.“

      https://washingtonmonthly.com/2020/03/06/the-disin...

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      Your friends in America must be far right, or far left.

      Once again, as Ive stated a million times......left=right. The only difference is In the variety of control they want.

      Not many democrats here on hubpages. Or Republicans, for that matter.

      Sure are a bunch of Trumpites, Sanderites, Democrat and Republican haters.

      I wonder why that is? And, it’s a shame. Extremes are the bookends of our destruction.

      Biden does not seek to control you. Trump wants you under his thumb. The left hates Biden so much, they’d rather have Trump.

      Go for it. Yes, trump can lose by 3 million votes and still be president. Small white states have more power than the rest of us, though we pay most of the bills.

      360 electoral college voters matter more than 3 million citizens.

      We get it.

      Hey....how about Biden wins by 5 million votes, but Trump still gets the white electoral states, and the presidency ......

      It’s not a representative gvt at this point.....it’s a scam. It’s been a scam since the beginning.

      Women and people of color have had to fight for the same rights simply given to white men.

      It’s still going on, 300 years later.

      Chipping at the brick wall of superiority.

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      MG Singh 

      5 weeks ago from Singapore

      Kym Pasqualini, thank you for your opinion and comment. Trump cannot be written off.

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      Kym L Pasqualini 

      5 weeks ago from Carefree, AZ

      All he needs to do is keep talking. His blunders are concerning. You are right! Results do not follow the opinion polls and Trump is on his way to winning 2020!

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