The Democrat leaders and candidates blasted President Trump’s response to the Coronavirus outbreak, just as they blast everything else that he does.
Note that the Dems’ criticism of Trump’s response to the virus is unaccompanied by any specific suggestions. They do suggest spending more money on the problem, though they don’t say how. Maybe they think they can curry favor with the virus by buying it free stuff.
More likely, they’re just politically posturing. If Trump requests $2 billion to fight the virus, they say it should be $8 billion. If Trump had suggested $8 billion, I’m sure they would have said it should be $20 billion.
Their demand for more money is not because they’ve talked to medical and other experts and done the math. They don’t even bother to say that they have.
No, it’s because they want to be able to say down the road that the contagion grew into a deadly pandemic because Trump messed up.
For that posturing to work, of course, the virus has to grow into a deadly pandemic.
The Democrats are frustrated by a string of good luck for Trump, if you can call the natural consequences of one’s actions “luck.” Illegal immigration is way down after Trump’s construction of a virtual wall even as the Dems thwart his construction of an actual one. Trump signed beneficial trade agreements with reprobate trading partners, which even the unions say improves over the Obama models.
The economy has boomed to the point that unemployment is at 50-year lows and minority unemployment is at all-time lows. Wages have increased, especially for lower paid workers.
Meanwhile, the Dems have thrown at Trump everything but the Emoluments Clause, and that too, with no effect. Russian collusion, rogue Electoral College voters, recounts, impeachment, the threat of a second impeachment – they’ve all done nothing but strengthen this president.
Trump is the Nietzsche president. What doesn’t kill him, and nothing does, makes him stronger.
The end result is the highest approval ratings of his presidency. His approval ratings among traditional Dem constituencies like minorities is also way up. Polls of likely voters show him handily defeating the likely Dem nominee.
And then there’s that Dem nominee, assuming they succeed in nominating a nominee. There’s a self-described socialist and communist sympathizer who honeymooned in the Soviet Union, an old man sadly suffering cognitive dysfunction, a blue-eyed blond former Native American, a kid who’s the mayor of a small town in Indiana where they seem not to like him, a billionaire who threatens to stop and frisk his opponents or maybe slam them up against a wall, and others that I can’t remember and neither can anyone else.
So, the country is strong, the president is strong and the Dem candidates are weak. What do you do if you’re a Dem?
You hope for disaster.
What’s that you say? You say the Dems would never harbor a ghastly wish for millions of deaths for the mere purpose of defeating Trump? Then you don’t know Democrats.
It started two generations ago. Dems rooted against America in the Vietnam War to the point that they mischaracterized military victories as defeats – because Nixon was a Republican. More recently, they rooted against both America soldiers and the people of Iraq when George Bush implemented the “surge” to win the Iraq War – because Bush was a Republican. They now hope that illegal immigrants will be abused so that they can use the abuse to embarrass the president – because he’s a Republican.
Dems are Dems first. They’re Americans second, at most. Many are candidly anti-American. They see “America First” as racist, misogynistic, homophobic, capitalistic, greedy and all the other epithets in their loud bad name bag. Their motto is instead “America Last.”
They’re willing not only to root against America, but to root against all the humanity of all the world. One of their tenets is that the world is overpopulated, and so we need to cull out a few billion men, women and children (but not those who identify as none of the above).
Honestly, does anyone sincerely believe that the Dems would view a worldwide population reduction of 10% as a bad thing? OK, maybe they’d see it as bad, but only because it’s not 15 or 20%.
I won’t contend that the Coronavirus was invented by the Dems. But I will contend this: In the struggle between humanity and the virus, they’re on the side of the virus.
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