REALLY? Trump is Afraid that Electing Biden ‘Would Lead To Disaster’

The United States of America is currently undergoing one of the most troubling and turbulent times in its short history. The American people are suffering hardships that have not been imagined for decades. The list of leadership failures under “president” Donald Trump are almost too numerous to mention. But the consequences are far too too painful to ignore.

Trump Fear

An international pandemic has hit the U.S. especially hard, resulting in the deaths of 130,000 people, many of which would have been avoidable if we had competent leadership. The economy is in recession, and 20 million people are unemployed. Our allies are either laughing at us or pitying us, while our adversaries are gladly exploiting opportunities to achieve hostile objectives they have long sought. And in the midst of these calamities, Trump has the unmitigated gall to tweet that the policies of President Joe Biden…

Seriously? This makes you wonder just where Trump thinks his policies have led us. If we are not already in the throes of an epic disaster, then what would one look like? Biden would somehow have to put the Earth in the path of massive asteroid to satisfy Trump’s idea of disaster.

The spark that triggered Trump’s latest tantrum was an article in the ultra-rightist Washington Examiner. The article reported on remarks that Biden made to high-dollar donors at a recent fundraiser:

“In a donor meeting Monday evening, Biden said he was ‘going to to get rid of the bulk of Trump’s $2 trillion tax cut.’ He added about President Trump’s 2017 tax law, enacted with a Republican Senate and a House then under Republican control, ‘A lot of you may not like that, but I’m going to close loopholes like capital gains and stepped-up basis,’ mentioning the numerous wealthy people in attendance virtually.”

Naturally Trump regards this as a disaster since it would adversely affect him and his upper-crust pals in the GOP (Greedy One Percent). But you have to give Biden credit for telling prospective donors – and the very people whose taxes would be raised – that this is what he intends to do. Fortunately, there are some in the high income group who understand the need to raise taxes in order to “promote the general Welfare” (as the Constitution says), and that they are the ones who can best afford it. In the end, the reduction of the deficit, and the benefit to the overall economy, will serve the interests of the wealthy as well. It’s working people who drive economic prosperity. Without consumers the corporations will wither and die.

Trump’s Tax Scam was never a good idea. It was intended to further enrich the already wealthy, and to entice them to contribute to Republican campaigns. The benefits of the tax cuts were distributed overwhelming to the rich. But in the wake of Trump’s catastrophic negligence, incompetence, and even deliberate malfeasance, many of the most reliable right-wingers are abandoning ship.

Biden’s pledge to reverse Trump’s tax cuts include raising the top corporate tax bracket from 21% to 28%. Which is still below the 35% it was at prior to Trump’s cuts. However, it would help to bring the budget closer to balance and, of more immediate concern, raise funds to help the American people, small businesses, and local governments weather the pandemic storm. It’s exactly the sort of progressive agenda that’s needed at this critical juncture.

As for Trump’s priorities, they remain precisely what they’ve been since the day he announced his candidacy by disparaging Latinos as criminals and rapists. His recent Independence Day speeches were littered with racist dog whistles, or more accurately, foghorns. Judging by the content of his speeches, the most pressing national problems are protecting the statues of Confederate traitors and suppressing the First Amendment rights of citizens protesting injustice and systemic racism. On these matters Trump believes that the if the people are allowed to exercise their rights…

It’s unclear who Trump thinks would be “calling the shots” in the Biden administration, but his list would surely include Hillary Clinton, George Soros, and the ghost of Osama Bin Laden. For the record, Kimberley Strassel, a Trump-fluffing Wall Street Journal columnist, misrepresented Biden’s remarks. Biden was not asked if he would “condemn” the protesters, only what he thought should be done about the offensive monuments. And only a seriously deranged mind could interpret Biden’s answer to be the ominous foreshadowing of “the beginning of the end.” Luckily for Trump, that’s exactly the kind of mind he has. And it has led us unarguably to the disaster that he now says he fears.

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2 thoughts on “REALLY? Trump is Afraid that Electing Biden ‘Would Lead To Disaster’

  1. I don’t think there is anything this amoral unqualified POTUS can say or do that will shock me! The Putin bounty story is the worst or is it? He always manages to outdo his most recent outrageous thing. What will his next thing be? Only time will tell.

    • It’s hard to think of what could be worse than Trump’s private BFF Putin paying a bounty on the heads of dead U.S. military…only thing worse would be Trump saying & doing NOTHING AT ALL about it! (“What?”)

      Well….& lying that he knows nothing about it ~ that would be even worse! (“What? Are you kidding me?!?)

      Well, ok….but at least he hasn’t spoken to Putin since finding out he was/is paying a bounty for dead American soldiers!
      That would be a treasonous betrayal of our U.S. troops! (Putin isn’t still doing that, right?)

      “What?!? Trump HAS done those things? Seriously?!!? OMG!”
      So, when is the public hanging??
      Trump supports that punishment for traitors ~ he said so, more than once!
      “HANG THE TRAITOR ~ TREASON!”
      “HANG HIM HIGH!”
      “HANG HIM NOW!”
      “HOIST HIM BY HIS OWN PETARD!”

      Why isn’t GOP speaking out against this!?! Not a word & they go on vacation? Hell, hang them right alongside their beloved liar & traitor!

      If that assh*le gets away with doing this most horrific thing ~ betrayal of our troops & protecting Putin instead of our Troops & Country ~ then, WHAT, pray tell, could he do to open the eyes of the blind & incur the wrath he so righteously deserves!?!!
      Have you then made him your god??
      HE IS NOT & NEVER WILL BE MY GOD! HANG THE MOFO! …& ANY GOP WHO STILL STAND BY HIM!

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