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Tue Jun 30, 2020, 02:24 PM

Biden hit a homerun with his news conference today.

His "Elvis" strategy is working brilliantly.

He has been accused of hiding in his basement, but under present pandemic conditions, he is scheduling his news conferences at strategic times and, like Elvis, this leaves his supporters wanting more.

Compared to Trump, who has his mug all over the media, Biden is making his appearances as needed, but still adhering to the restrictions in place because of the virus, He is setting an example for the people to follow.

If Biden continues this strategy, he will remain up in the polls and Trump will continue to shrink, in my opinion.

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Reply Biden hit a homerun with his news conference today. (Original post)
kentuck Jun 2020 OP
Buckeye_Democrat Jun 2020 #1
Midnightwalk Jun 2020 #2
Demsrule86 Jun 2020 #3
PatSeg Jun 2020 #18
LiberalFighter Jun 2020 #4
greymattermom Jun 2020 #5
MyOwnPeace Jun 2020 #7
IronLionZion Jun 2020 #14
ProfessorGAC Jun 2020 #22
calimary Jul 2020 #28
Walleye Jun 2020 #6
onethatcares Jun 2020 #8
Marie Marie Jun 2020 #9
malaise Jun 2020 #10
Hoyt Jun 2020 #11
Upthevibe Jun 2020 #12
Jarqui Jun 2020 #13
Scarsdale Jul 2020 #26
kimbutgar Jun 2020 #15
Number9Dream Jun 2020 #16
NJCher Jun 2020 #17
whistler162 Jun 2020 #21
peggysue2 Jun 2020 #19
sarchasm Jun 2020 #20
R B Garr Jun 2020 #23
Arazi Jun 2020 #24
Scarsdale Jul 2020 #27
jimlup Jul 2020 #25

Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 02:26 PM

1. It's working for Joe, so keep it up!

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 02:30 PM

2. I'm sure he knows better than me

I am glad that for whatever reason he is getting more air time recently

I agree with the point of letting trump flail around being hateful and stupid most of the time, but well timed counter punches are important for the contrast.

And hes been doing that very effectively recently.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 02:32 PM

3. He was wonderful...and what a contrast to the orange POS.

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Response to Demsrule86 (Reply #3)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 04:03 PM

18. It was like listening to a real president for a change!

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 02:33 PM

4. I concur!

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 02:33 PM

5. He's a boxer, right?

And if he sees his opponent jumping all over the place wasting energy, his strategy may be to wait for the right moment and do the knockout with a few strategic blows.

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Response to greymattermom (Reply #5)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 02:52 PM

7. "Float like a butterfly...........

....sting like a bee!"

It worked for Muhammad Ali and it's doing fine for Joe!!

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Response to greymattermom (Reply #5)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 03:25 PM

14. Rope a dope

let the opponent wear himself out

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Response to IronLionZion (Reply #14)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 05:03 PM

22. In This Case...

...his opponent is punching himself below the belt!

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Response to ProfessorGAC (Reply #22)

Wed Jul 1, 2020, 11:32 AM

28. IF he can even reach it...

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 02:38 PM

6. Champions rise to the occasion.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 03:00 PM

8. it's amazing how people will react

to genuine intelligence.

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Response to onethatcares (Reply #8)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 03:02 PM

9. And, civility.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 03:03 PM

10. Seriously he has put di Con in a corner

Either he wears a mask or he contradicts he own agencies in the middle of a surging pandemic.
What's worse for the Con is that Biden took the virus seriously from day one.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 03:04 PM

11. Biden says, "The wartime president has surrendered."

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 03:16 PM

12. Thank you... I have it dvr'd but haven't seen it yet...

I appreciate your assessment.....

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 03:22 PM

13. I think Trump is done

I've felt he was a political rope-a-dope for a long time.

The pertinent question is who are the Republicans really going to run?

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Response to Jarqui (Reply #13)

Wed Jul 1, 2020, 10:26 AM

26. They have a choice.

Ivanka, Jared or Don Jr.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 03:39 PM

15. His wife was also great on the View today.

Such a smart, thoughtful kind person who truly cares about children and the American families..

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 03:47 PM

16. Nailed Trump with "dereliction of duty"

When a reporter asked him about the Russian bounty story, Biden pointed out that if Trump didn't read the president's daily briefing, or read it and did nothing, either way is "dereliction of duty".

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 03:52 PM

17. a ham sandwich could beat trump at this point

eom

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Response to NJCher (Reply #17)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 04:52 PM

21. Well if it is a Elvis strategy then

it is a fried PB and banana sandwich that will beat Trump.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 04:06 PM

19. Hahahaha!

His Elvis strategy. LOL.

Hadn't heard that description before but you're right. Whatever works. Right now these Biden bursts are highlighting the difference between hollow bellowing and clear messaging on the current issues. And yes, people are hungry for more examples of what leadership looks and sounds like, of how a genuine human being behaves with grace, generosity and knowledge.

The contrast couldn't be more stark.

So keep your Elvis thing going, Joe. It's working.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 04:06 PM

20. More like Rope a Dope.

float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 06:48 PM

23. K&R! What I could listen to in the car was

pitch perfect for the times we are in. He was very knowledgeable and presidential.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Jun 30, 2020, 07:17 PM

24. This strategy is also very easy on Biden's campaign budget

They're not moving a train load of people around the country for rallies, or shelling out big bucks for facility rental, insurance, security, etc.

He also hasn't had to spend much on advertising to get his numbers to this level.

Abiding by the CDC guidelines has been a winning strategy for Joe Biden.

I presume the campaign will shift gears with more small outdoor gatherings soon. After today's press conference, that's the next logical step

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Response to Arazi (Reply #24)

Wed Jul 1, 2020, 10:33 AM

27. tRump does not pay for

facility rentals, security, extra policing. He blows into town, riles up the natives and leaves the cities holding the bag. He owes hundreds of thousands to many, many cities in this country. Bills are for little people, doncha know? This is his way of life. He really hit the jackpot with this president gig, even flying to Florida free. So, it costs taxpayers millions each time. He is God - er - president.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Wed Jul 1, 2020, 05:07 AM

25. Yes! Go Joe!

He landed several well timed blows.

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