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And the Democratic Party frontrunner for president in 2020 is...uh-oh
American Thinker ^ | 04/16/2018 | Rick Moran

Posted on 04/16/2018 9:55:26 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

As unpopular as Donald Trump is, as much as he's hated by Democrats, and as much as he is a target of the media, the president may well win a second term in 2020.

Why?  Polls show that the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination for president in 2020 is former vice president Joe Biden.

Biden has been running for president since at least 1988.  He will be a few days short of 78 years old on election day in 2020.  That he is the frontrunner says a lot about the Democratic Party, even in the age of Trump.

Politico:

What Biden should be asking is whether the party wants him, and not just whether he should seize his last chance.

His advanced age – Biden would be 78 years old at the time of his swearing-in – isn't the main obstacle.  While Biden's age would be a nonstarter in most presidential elections, if he continues to appear hale and hearty it would not be an insurmountable problem against Donald Trump, who would be 74 himself in 2020.

Trump would also provide cover for another often-discussed Biden drawback: the overly familiar mannerisms that seem terribly out of place in the #MeToo era.  Next to Trump's "Access Hollywood" tapes and the litany of sexual misconduct charges levied against the president, Biden's hands-iness barely registers.

The bigger issue is whether there's a place for him atop the Democratic Party that's taking shape after the ruinous 2016 election cycle.  This new iteration is unsentimental and unforgiving, and Biden has more than a few conspicuous Senate votes that demand a reckoning in the Trump-era Democratic Party.


(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2020; democrats; potus
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1 posted on 04/16/2018 9:55:26 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Maybe we’ll get to see the two men fight live on stage during the debates.

That’d be fun!


2 posted on 04/16/2018 9:57:06 AM PDT by MeganC (There is nothing feminine about feminism.)
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To: SeekAndFind

They’ll pull another Barack Obama out of their arse. They need a minority to gin-up the taker class to actually get off the couch and go vote.


3 posted on 04/16/2018 9:57:26 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Yep, going with an old white guy would be a step back from their “progress”


4 posted on 04/16/2018 9:59:13 AM PDT by proust ("The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday, but never jam today.")
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To: SeekAndFind

Run, Joe, run!

Grope, Joe, grope!

Keep on runnin’ yet mouth, Joe!


5 posted on 04/16/2018 9:59:17 AM PDT by A Formerly Proud Canadian (I once was blind but now I see...)
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To: SeekAndFind

Harris from CA.


6 posted on 04/16/2018 9:59:24 AM PDT by ealgeone
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To: SeekAndFind

We need to all agree that Biden could win (wink, wink) and that we’re fearful that he’ll pick up steam and run.


7 posted on 04/16/2018 9:59:31 AM PDT by Rurudyne (Standup Philosopher)
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8 posted on 04/16/2018 9:59:44 AM PDT by Jim 0216
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brainless joe provided he can rig it to cop a feel outta the deal for him...???


9 posted on 04/16/2018 10:00:47 AM PDT by gunnyg ("A Constitution changed from Freedom, can never be restored; Liberty, once lost, is lost forever...)
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To: SeekAndFind

Good old Joe.....

Staring at his bowl and wondering why they call them Fruit Loops.


10 posted on 04/16/2018 10:01:44 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: SeekAndFind

Go Joe!....


11 posted on 04/16/2018 10:03:36 AM PDT by Doogle (( USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand....never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: SeekAndFind

Nobody knows about Joe’s inaapropriate touching and stuff because the MSM hasn’t and won’t report it. Ergo, it never happened.....................


12 posted on 04/16/2018 10:04:00 AM PDT by Red Badger (Remember all the great work Obama did for the black community?.............. Me neither.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
They’ll pull another Barack Obama out of their arse. They need a minority to gin-up the taker class to actually get off the couch and go vote.

They already have one: Kamala Harris... half-black and full socialist.

13 posted on 04/16/2018 10:04:10 AM PDT by ScottinVA ( Liberals, go find another country.)
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p17

"Vice President Biden, my wife is your wife."

14 posted on 04/16/2018 10:08:06 AM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: ealgeone

Kamala Harris is NOT a Natural Born Citizen, just like Jindal and Rubio aren’t.

Of course, it is of no concern nowadays.


15 posted on 04/16/2018 10:09:33 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative ( An Armed Society is a Polite Society. An Unarmed Society is North Korea.)
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To: ScottinVA
And no citizen parents at the time of her birth.

-PJ

16 posted on 04/16/2018 10:10:03 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (The 1st Amendment gives the People the right to a free press, not CNN the right to the 1st question.)
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To: SeekAndFind
I think "Slow Joe" has a chance at the nomination. The Democrats don't have any fresh faces that I can see. Corey Booker will never live this cringe-worthy moment down (below) and there are more Booker meltdowns like that out there. Kamala Harris is too moonbat for most of America to pose any serious electoral challenge to Trump.

I think Slow Joe might just be on the inside track to the 2020 Democratic nomination.


17 posted on 04/16/2018 10:11:30 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: Political Junkie Too
Gee... who would think of such a dastardly scheme?

-PJ

18 posted on 04/16/2018 10:12:09 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (The 1st Amendment gives the People the right to a free press, not CNN the right to the 1st question.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Meh. In 2014, FR was afraid that the (R) nominee would be Jeb Bush. We saw how that turned out.

I still wouldn't rule out Jeb running as a Democrat. He might win that way - (D)'s pull the lever for whoever's on the ticket, and Bush might peel off enough NeverTrumpers from the (R) party to win.

It's as good a theory as "Joe Biden/Kamala Harris/Warren/Sanders/Oprah".

19 posted on 04/16/2018 10:12:35 AM PDT by wbill
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To: SeekAndFind

We shouldn’t rely on the Democrats being stupid. They do teamwork better than the Republicans, who split votes and allow the perfect to become the enemy of the good.


20 posted on 04/16/2018 10:13:59 AM PDT by Socon-Econ
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