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The Evisceration of Joe Biden

Posted June 28, 2024

Sean Ring

By Sean Ring

The Evisceration of Joe Biden

Call the cops! There’s been a murder!

My goodness, Donald Trump crushed Joe Biden in what CNN called a “debate.” It was more like a demolition derby.

My friend of mine wrote:

Biden's handlers should have found a reason, any reason at all, to pull him out of this debate. They hid him for a week so he could prepare. How could they not know how bad it would be? This is what happens when you force-feed massive amounts of Adderall to nursing home patients.

I couldn’t have put it better, myself.

But here’s the thing: did the butler do it?

Did the DNC and CNN plan on making Biden look awful, and maybe they even alert Trump about it? Why else would Trump agree to such stupid rules? Strict timing, no talking after the microphone is shut off… and yet Trump still knocked Biden out.

I can’t prove that, of course, but is it really that remote a possibility? And then Jim Rickards’ thesis that Biden will be removed makes even more sense.

Donald Trump looked and sounded like he was twenty years younger than Biden. Biden lost his way more than a few times. It wasn’t even close.

Let’s just look at a couple of points in last night’s debate.

The Economy

Trump’s statement:

We had the greatest economy in the history of our country. We have never done so well. Every – everybody was amazed by it. Other countries were copying us.

We got hit with COVID. And when we did, we spent the money necessary so we wouldn’t end up in a Great Depression, the likes of which we had in 1929. By the time we finished – so we did a great job. We got a lot of credit for the economy, a lot of credit for the military, and no wars and so many other things. Everything was rocking good.

But the thing we never got the credit for, and we should have, is getting us out of that COVID mess. He created mandates – that was a disaster for our country.

But other than that, we had – we had given them back a – a country where the stock market actually was higher than pre-COVID. And nobody thought that was even possible. The only jobs he created are for illegal immigrants and bounce-back jobs, they’re bounced back from the COVID.

He has not done a good job. He has done a poor job. And inflation’s killing our country. It is absolutely killing us.

Biden’s retort:

Well, look, the greatest economy in the world, he’s the only one who thinks that, I think. I don’t know anybody else who thinks it was great – he had the greatest economy in the world.

And, you know, the fact of the matter is that we found ourselves in a situation where his economy he rewarded the wealthy. He had the largest tax cut in American history, $2 trillion. He raised the deficit larger than any president has in any one term. He’s the only president other than Herbert Hoover who has lost more jobs than he had when he began, since Herbert Hoover. The idea that he did something that was significant.

And the military, you know, when he was president, they were still killing people in Afghanistan. And he didn’t do anything about that. When he was president, we were still finding ourselves in a position where you had a notion that we were this safe country. The truth is, I’m the only president this century that doesn’t have any this – this decade, that doesn’t have any troops dying anywhere in the world like he did.

Sean’s take:

This is one place where Biden misstepped early. Trump shut down the country. Biden should’ve hammered him on that. Remember “two weeks to flatten the curve?” That happened under Trump. Biden simply didn’t throw that punch, perhaps because his lockdowns were longer.

As for the deficit, with Biden’s insane deficits, I don’t know why he even brought that up. I think it’s terrible debate coaching. And the nonsense about Afghanistan… sheesh, Biden just opened up the floodgates for Trump later in the debate.

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The National Debt

Biden’s statement:

He had the largest national debt of any president in a four-year period, number one. Number two, he – that $2 trillion tax cut benefited the very wealthy. I – what I’m going to do is fix the tax system.

For example, we have a thousand trillionaires in America – I mean, billionaires in America. And what’s happening? They’re in a situation where they, in fact, pay 8.2 percent in taxes. If they just paid 24 percent or 25 percent, either one of those numbers, they’d raised $500 million – billion dollars, I should say, in a 10-year period.

We’d be able to right wipe out his debt. We’d be able to help make sure that all those things we need to do – childcare, elder care, making sure that we continue to strengthen our healthcare system, making sure that we’re able to make every single solitary person eligible for what I’ve been able to do with the – with – with – with the COVID. Excuse me, with dealing with everything we have to do with – look, if – we finally beat Medicare.

Trump:

Well, he’s right. He did beat Medicare. He beat it to death. And he’s destroying Medicare because all of these people are coming in, they’re putting them on Medicare. They’re putting them on Social Security. They’re going to destroy Social Security.

This man is going to single-handedly destroy Social Security. These millions and millions of people coming in, they’re trying to put them on Social Security. He will wipe out Social Security. He will wipe out Medicare. So he was right in the way he finished that sentence. And it’s a shame.

What’s happened to our country in the last four years is not to be believed. Foreign countries, I’m friends with a lot of people. They cannot believe what happened to the United States of America. We’re no longer respected. They don’t like us.

We give them everything they want, and they think we’re stupid. They think we’re very stupid people.

What we’re doing for other countries, and they do nothing for us. What this man has done is absolutely criminal.

Sean’s take:

Biden started leaving too many ways for Trump to outsmart him. There was nothing Biden could do. He started looking senile and lost after this point.

The Border

Biden’s statement:

Because we worked very hard to get a bipartisan agreement that not only changed all of that, but it made sure that we are in a situation where you had no circumstance where they could come across the border with the number of border police there are now. We significantly increased the number of asylum officers. Significantly – by the way, the Border Patrol men endorsed me, endorsed my position.

In addition to that, we found ourselves in a situation where, when he was president, he was taking – separating babies from their mothers, putting them in cages, making sure the families were separated. That’s not the right way to go.

What I’ve done – since I’ve changed the law, what’s happened? I’ve changed it in a way that now you’re in a situation where there are 40 percent fewer people coming across the border illegally. That’s better than when he left office.

And I’m going to continue to move until we get the total ban on the – the total initiative relative to what we’re going to do with more Border Patrol and more asylum officers.

Jake Tapper (CNN):

President Trump?

Trump’s retort:

I really don’t know what he said at the end of that sentence. I don’t think he knows what he said, either.

Sean’s take:

And that, my friends, was the kill shot. Biden was wobbling and stumbling from that point onward.

Wrap Up

This was an evisceration. President Biden looked more like a schoolboy getting beaten up by the schoolyard bully. Former President Trump won decisively, and I can see the polls moving further in his favor.

Again, it’s not who votes that counts—it’s who counts the vote. So, this debate victory means less for Trump than one would assume.

And yet, Biden looks like a doddering old man. Let’s not be surprised if he pulls an LBJ in the coming months and “chooses” not to run again.

Have a great weekend!

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