Former Vice President Joe Biden declared while campaigning for Democrats in Wisconsin that he was sick and tired of the Trump administration.
I am sick and tired of this administration. I’m sick and tired of what’s going on. I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired, and I hope you are, too. Three times— three times this past week, the forces of hate have terrorized our fellow Americans for their political beliefs, the color of their skin, or their religion.
A series of explosive devices have been sent to a bunch of us. Our kids, our grandkids could have picked them up. Cold blooded murder took place of two African-Americans in Kentucky, and then the worst anti-Semitic crime, attack in our nation’s history. Eleven people massacred. Two of my close friends belong to that synagogue. Eleven of them killed, and another five wounded. Folks, this is not who we are. We need to recognize that words matter. Words matter. Our political opponents are not my enemy. The press is not the enemy of the people.
Joe Biden: "I am sick and tired of this administration. I'm sick and tired of what's going on. I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired, and I hope you are, too. Three times— three times this past week, the forces of hate have terrorized our fellow Americans." (via ABC) pic.twitter.com/TPCqLtHMjY
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) October 30, 2018
Biden’s sick and tired line was a riff on Fannie Lou Hamer’s famous testimony before the credentials committee at the 1964 Democratic convention:
The former vice president spoke for a majority of the country. Most Americans are sick and tired of the daily division and hate put forward by this president and his administration. Most Americans have had enough. Donald Trump isn’t wanted in Pittsburgh because he is an unnecessary distraction who will only make things more difficult.
Enough is enough. If Republicans don’t change their tone, voters are going to have to vote in new leaders who will unite instead of divide.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor, who is White House Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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