Posted July 21, 2022
By Sean Ring
Here Comes the Hildebeast (Again)!
- Joke Biden’s approval ratings are in the basement.
- The Dems can’t prep Kamala because she’s completely incompetent and unlikeable.
- Who can the Dems turn to in 2024? You guessed it!
I hope you enjoy your morning cup of joe and an evening glass of something cheerful.
As Joe Biden was diagnosed with dementia - pardon me, I mean Covid - the shrieking and yelling about a Democrat replacement had to come to the fore.
Let’s face it: Spartacus, AOC, Mayor Pete, Kamaltoe… they’re all losers.
And the Democratic National Committee knows it.
Then I read Zero Hedge. And I came across the inevitable article about Hillary Clinton.
I found myself asking myself the question, “Could she be the right choice?”
Hillary? Had I gone insane? Surely not.
But as I wandered around Midtown for lunch, I remembered when Slick Willie was President in the late 90s.
It had nothing to do with him, but I wrote yesterday how I missed the “safety, affordability, and fun of Giuliani-era Manhattan.”
Bill Clinton managed to get blown out in the 1994 midterms. So Newt Gingrich and his “Contract With America” Republicans were able to balance the budget and give the country a damn surplus in the last three years of Clinton’s second term.
My goodness, those were the days!
Could Hillary bring that back to us?
And then, my mental alarm clock went off.
Of course not, you gullible dope!
Those days are long gone… and Hillary isn’t bringing them back.
Below is the Rude I wrote on January 13th of this year, outlining why I thought the Wall Street Journal was crazy for even suggesting the idea.
The only time I ever voted in a Presidential election was in 1996, just before I turned 22. My 18th birthday came a month after the ‘92 race.
Who to pick? Bill Clinton, the incumbent, or Bob Dole, the feisty old Senator?
It was easy for me.
Bob Dole, World War II veteran. Bob Dole, the sober senator, himself married to a strong woman, Elizabeth. Bob Dole, who tried to defend Big Tobacco… well, no one’s perfect.
It was an easy choice for me.
Even then, I didn’t like the Clintons’ stuff.
Whitewater, Travelgate, Hillary Care, Vince Foster, the 1994 midterm blowout…
I simply couldn’t fathom why anyone would vote for Clinton getting another term.
It was my first lesson in voter apathy and incumbent advantage. Voter turnout was 49.0%, the lowest for a presidential election since 1924.
Dole simply couldn’t get conservative democrats to pull the lever for him.
He lost handily, both in the popular vote and the electoral college.
Bill Clinton would go on to greater things in his second term, like Monica Lewinsky, the Clinton Foundation, and Jeffrey Epstein, but I digress.
Next, The Wife
Being First Lady doesn’t qualify you to be the President of the United States.
Close, but no cigar. <wink>
But early in his first term, Bill gave Hillary - who herself admitted to being totally unqualified for it - the job of remaking American health care.
Of course, not only did that effort fail, but it led to national outrage, a $32 million bill for the project, and a $450,000 fine for Hillary.
This disaster was probably most responsible for the 1994 red wave that kneecapped the final two years of Clinton’s first term.
And while Clinton indeed beat Dole in 1996, both the House and Senate remained Republican.
When Daniel Patrick Moynihan retired from the Senate in 2000, Hillary Clinton decided to run for his open seat. This, despite never having resided in New York.
Of course, she won, and with it, became the first female senator from the state of New York. And for a little over two weeks, she was simultaneously First Lady and Senator, also a first.
She voted for military intervention in both Afghanistan and Iraq.
She voted against Dubya’s two major tax cut programs.
She voted in favor of the 2008-9 bailouts.
Other than that, I can find a thing she actually accomplished as a Senator.
It’s all Oprah’s fault.
Oprah chose her race over her gender, and Barack Obama was coronated as President.
Hillary, crushed by that defeat, settled for Secretary of State.
She didn’t do much here, either. Maybe a Russian Reset? Nah.
Just Benghazi, and then an exit after one term to prep her for her long-delayed ascent to the American throne.
Well, we all know what happened here.
Trump beat her where it counts, in the electoral college.
It was brilliant.
That was that, wasn’t it?
I should have known better.
In one way, Hillary Clinton is like Muhammad Ali. No matter how many shots she takes, she never goes down.
Dah Dah DAH:
Biden and Harris have become unpopular?
Seriously? They were never popular, to begin with.
They were hastily picked candidates chosen to defeat a man who had lost his way during a hysterical reaction to a supposed pandemic.
Joe Biden wasn’t popular before he lost his mind or was elected president.
If you want a compendium of Biden memes demonstrating this, have some fun here.
In the primaries, Kamala Harris couldn’t even win California, her home state.
She was only chosen because she’s a woman of a mixed-race background.
It worked. Trump was defeated.
But the Biden-Harris team, or rather the Biden and Harris teams, have been at each other’s throats since Day One.
And thanks to Kamala’s irritating personality, Biden has completely sidelined her.
She’s not in charge of anything except staying out of the press.
Biden himself continues to demonstrate his deteriorating cognitive state daily or whenever his team lets him in front of the press corps.
And worse for them is that their teams now know there will be no “Biden Conquered Covid” headlines. Ever.
Live by the virus, die by the virus.
The Narrative is unraveling, and someone “who knows what they’re doing” must come in to save the day.
Enter the Hildebeast
Though Hillary has no accomplishments to her name besides being Mrs. Bill Clinton, The Establishment may view her as a “safe pair of hands.”
And that’s where the Journal went yesterday.
Sending out the feelers.
Hoping, praying that the weakened masses would take the bait.
Douglas E. Schoen and Andrew Stein write:
She is already in an advantageous position to become the 2024 Democratic nominee. She is an experienced national figure who is younger than Mr. Biden and can offer a different approach from the disorganized and unpopular one the party is currently taking.
If Democrats lose control of Congress in 2022, Mrs. Clinton can use the party’s loss as a basis to run for president again, enabling her to claim the title of “change candidate.”
Hillary will be 77 when the 2024 election day rolls around. And she’s not exactly spry.
And “change candidate?” Change back, maybe. And to what?
Dodgy deals for the Clinton Legal Defense Fund and the Clinton Global Initiative?
This is Democrat Desperation at its very best.
Right now, I’m not sure Trump is going to run. And I’m not sure he’d beat Clinton in a second round.
So let’s hope Ron DeSantis turns The Free State of Florida into a happy, rip-roaring economic and lifestyle machine before then.
Then, perhaps, he can get to work on the other 49 patients.
Seriously, I’m glad we post my newsletter on a blog.
It keeps me honest (with myself!).
After all, as the great Giants coach Bill Parcells once said, “The eye in the sky never lies.”
All the best,