Trump called Joe Biden incompetent and showed how scared he is of the former vice president after Biden called him out on his racism.
Trump said, “Joe is a pretty incompetent guy. I’ve watched his interviews and what he said and how he said it. I wouldn’t have rated him very high in the first place, but Joe Biden has truly lost his fastball, that I can tell you.”
Trump, who got the city of the mass shooting in Ohio wrong, says Joe Biden is incompetent and has lost his fastball. In other words, Trump was projecting again. pic.twitter.com/jY3GsYzJMS
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) August 7, 2019
Biden has been laying into Trump for his hate and racism
The presidential campaigns haven’t gotten much attention since the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, but here is what Biden said about Trump during a Tuesday night fundraiser as provided to PoliticusUSA by the Biden press pool:
I never had the expectation that President Trump would be a good president, but I had no idea that he would be as banal, mean and as bad as he is.
It’s about hate, hate, hate. We have to rip it out. We have to rip it up. Because if we don’t, it will fundamentally change who we are. Who we are. The president is the face of America. Our children are listening. They know, they know it’s happening. He’s changing the whole dynamic about us, at home and abroad. I never thought I’d say this about a president, but he’s fomenting hatred, and he’s dividing us based on ethnicity, religion, color, background. We can’t sustain ourselves that way. You can’t define what freedom in America is, based on any of those criteria.
Trump sees the polls. He knows that he is trailing Biden everywhere and that he has a net negative approval rating eight critical swing states. Trump isn’t worried about Warren, Sanders, and Harris because they fit into the campaign that he wants to run. Biden is custom made to cut into Trump’s margin with white voters, men, moderate suburban Democrats, the Rust Belt, and the Midwest.
Donald Trump is scared of running against Joe Biden because he can’t use any of his favorite isms against Biden. Trump won’t be able to use sexism as he could with Warren and Harris. He can’t use racism, as he could with Harris, and he can’t use socialism that he could with Warren and Sanders.
Trump is scared. Biden wrecks Trump’s plan to run the 2016 campaign, and Trump fear comes out in self-projection of incompetence and decline cast on to his potential Democratic opponent.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a 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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