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(6,008 posts)
Fri Sep 2, 2022, 03:04 AM Sep 2022

Wow, he called him out.

I wonder what it feels like to have the President of the whole country pronounce you an immediate threat to our Democracy on prime time TV.. No mincing words, there. That was a battle cry, a warning. He definitely stepped up.

He's having some problem with his throat. Feel better, Joe!


(6,197 posts)
2. When you reach a certain age........
Fri Sep 2, 2022, 04:10 AM
Sep 2022

my experience has been that when you are saying pointedly honest and potentially explosive, but necessary, words you may have sinus drainage. It could be a hangover from NOT having sold used cars for a living. It's as if the airways understand a line of challenging the peace has been crossed and adrenaline is clogging the passageways to provide extra padding for any blows to the face. A time for words has ended and the time for action is here. It's something I've yet to hear anthropologists discuss and I've probably totally misinterpreted the phenomenon.


(31,088 posts)
7. Yep. He is empathic and this is a painful time - saying things
Fri Sep 2, 2022, 07:18 AM
Sep 2022

that he had hoped that he would never have to say...

❤️ ✿❧🌿❧✿ ❤️


(6,197 posts)
8. Exactly, but some things must be said......
Fri Sep 2, 2022, 07:23 AM
Sep 2022

and it's his job to say them. He does very well for a chronic stutterer.
Has he been compared to George VI yet? I believe he'd do well in the comparison.


(44,460 posts)
3. The other thing to consider is this:
Fri Sep 2, 2022, 05:05 AM
Sep 2022

TFG used his big mouth since 2015 to either attack or counter-attack critics in politics and the media, and later, HRC. And the critics were mollified into silence.

Until Adam Kinzinger, Liz Cheney, Adam Schiff, Jamie Raskin, and increasingly, Chuck Schumer.

I think that Biden was waiting for the right moment with the right words.

And he rose to the occasion like a leader. He didn't use rhetoric for re-election purposes. He spoke for history, tradition, the Constitution, and for our future.


(180,243 posts)
4. He drew a line for them
Fri Sep 2, 2022, 05:26 AM
Sep 2022

Are you MAGA or are you a Republican?
Oh and it’s okay to come over if only to get rid of the disease in YOUR party.

Very well done...if the right sees any of it.


Heather MC

(8,084 posts)
5. Off topic sort of, as soon as he started coughing I yelled at the television why can't you give this
Fri Sep 2, 2022, 05:32 AM
Sep 2022

man some WATER!

HE got through it💜


(7,380 posts)
6. "wonder what it feels like to have the President pronounce
Fri Sep 2, 2022, 05:50 AM
Sep 2022

you an immediate threat..."..ask election workers Ruby Freeman and her daughter Shaye Moss, two Georgia election workers viciously singled out for doing their jobs...Trump needs to feel the full wrath of the 81,000,000 who rejected a depraved Hitler wannabe at the ballot box...Trump's slobbering enablers and sycophants Lindsay Graham/Kevin McCarthy/Josh Hawley/Lauren Boebert/Marjorie Taylor Greene/Jim Jordan/Matt Gaetz and the rest of the toxic GOP fascists need to feel the pain they inflicted on us as a country....

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