Let’s face it, Joe Biden is a terrible candidate. He’s so out of touch that the first time he heard of “personal space” was just a few months ago. And I’m starting to think he may be the source of all gaffes in the universe.
4 years ago the unwanted touching, intentionally inappropriate or not, would have been enough to make any Democratic candidate crawl under a rock. Because it WAS inappropriate. And it CONTINUED to happen will into the Me Too movement. I, like those who were personally creeped out by him, do not think he was intentionally perving on anyone. But dude, there’s still something wrong with you if you go around sniffing womens’ hair! This is NOT new information!
And the gaffes! Oh, the gaffes! Haven’t we had enough idiot president saying stupid shit on a daily basis for one lifetime? And they are really, REALLY big, obvious gaffes that only an oblivious moron would do! Like taking on domestic violence by “punching at it and punching at it and punching at it”? And in the latest news he was angry at someone who challenged him, so he calls him a damned liar…and challenges him to a pushup contest? WTF is wrong with you? A display of manliness…what? Proves you’re right? I always though the whole “toxic masculinity” thing was total bullshit, but now I’m thinking, “Is THIS what they’re talking about?” If it is now I’m thinking they might be onto something.
Don’t get me wrong. Joe seems like a great guy. And a painted rock with a little hat and a lizard hiding under it would be a better president than we have now. But is THIS the guy we really want to put out in front of everyone and say, “Here’s the guy that represents me! THIS is my idea of the best candidate!”? He’s too old, he’s too moronic, he’s too out of touch. And yes, Bill Maher, I’m sorry, but there IS such a thing as too old. If you were president and a Supreme Court seat opened up a hundred year old guy would NOT be your nominee. If you’re taking bets on who is going to live the longest, all other things equal, the oldest man gets the longest odds. Age matters.
I really hope he’s not the nominee. We need someone respectable and that’s just not goofy, overly familiar, foot-in-his-mouth-again, riding Obama’s coat tails, old white guy Joe. And I hope the DNC learned their lesson last time about boosting the candidate they liked, who then lost because outside of the DNC she was just fundamentally unlikable. I kind of liked her. Except when she spoke. And she was mired in multiple Republican manufactured scandals. That was unfair, but let’s face it, public opinion of a candidate matters a hell of a lot more than whether or not that opinion is fair.