Skip to comments.Why Electing Joe Biden Will Make The Culture War Even Worse
Posted on 07/30/2020 6:23:53 AM PDT by Kaslin
If Biden wins the White House this November, his administration will be run by a shadow team of radicals bent on warping America's culture to the left.
When contemplating who the next president will be, a decent bet is that it will be Joe Bidens pick for vice president. This is only a little tongue-in-cheek. I’m not sanguine about President Trumps campaign or Bidens capabilities.
Bidens front-porch campaign has retreated to his basement, and he does not inspire confidence when he emerges. Even if Biden wins and becomes president, his administration will be run by a shadow president, or, more likely, by several people fighting for that role.
Factional differences, as well as ego and ambition, will animate and motivate this struggle. More so than the Republicans, Democrats find themselves riven by class divisions. The Democratic Party is now home for Wall Street and big business, as well as radical leftists who want to go full Robespierre on the rich. The Democrats are the party of socialists but their top tax reform priority is restoring a tax break for the wealthy who live in high-tax blue states. Indeed, their proposed plan for student loan forgiveness would help the well-to-do much more than the oppressed proletariat.
Biden spent his career as the senator from credit card companies. The Bernie Sanders wing of the Democratic Party detests him because he is a corporatist whose style is to cut a deal between big business and big government, not to agitate for a socialist revolution. Amid these factions, someone will have to set an agenda, even if a President Biden is incapable of formulating one. Otherwise, the administration will fracture as disparate factions fight for control. A classic strategy in such cases is to encourage unity against a common foe.
Thus, the culture war will likely escalate under a Biden presidency, as it will be the one thing Democrats will agree on. Some pundits have speculated that a Biden presidency will cool off the culture war, but culture war is a Biden administrations ticket out of internecine warfare. Fanning the flames will be a way to unite the Democrats who hate the rich and the Democrats who are the rich. This will be an extension of Obamas stray voltage strategy, which consisted of provoking culture war battles the administration thought it could turn to its advantage in energizing its base.
Bidens campaign is already using culture war issues to appease the radicals in his party. While he was once in favor of at least some restrictions on abortion, Biden now champions taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand until the point of birth. This is an extreme position even among pro-choice Democrats, but Bidens camp was eager to satisfy the abortion lobby. Similarly, when the Supreme Court rebuked the Democrats for their continued harassment of the Little Sisters of the Poor, Bidens campaign promised more attacks on the nuns.
There would likely be much more of this in a Biden administration, as whoever runs it attempts to hold the Democratic coalition together by starting cultural fights. And they would be limited only by their imagination. For instance, in education, they could use the IRS to try to shut down Christian schools over LGBT issues while using the leverage of federal money to force the teaching of the ahistorical 1619 Project or dangerous critical race theory in public schools.
In using this strategy, a Biden administration would be following the success of corporate America. Big business is finding that wokeness is an effective diversion: rainbow flags, Black Lives Matter banners and a few donations to social justice organization are cheap indulgences that throw a bone to the internal radicals while distracting the online mob. Woke capital is thereby allowed to be capital.
Thus, corporations that profit from Chinese slave labor today are winning plaudits for moralizing about the sins of Americas past. Most of the left is content to ignore what brands like Nike and Apple do overseas so long as they use their cultural and financial clout to support the left in America. Being on the right side of the culture wars at home gives them a pass to do whatever they want in China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and the like.
Indeed, activism often gives businesses a pass on what they do in America. It helps that activists, academics, and mainstream media outlets are far more concerned with race, sex, and sexuality than class. For all of their supposed socialist fervor, todays Democratic activists care more about pronouns than poverty. Poor people tend not to be woke enough for the new radical, intersectional left.
No doubt a Biden administration will try to move the country to the economic left, but it will want to do so in ways that dont threaten the migration of Wall Street money and affluent professionals to the Democratic Party. The way to buy off the radicals in the party, including those in Congress, will be by giving them their way on culture war issues.
Those who think that electing Biden will reduce cultural conflict are likely to be disappointed if he is elected. The left will cut a deal with big business rather than call off its cultural offensive.
Americas vast government apparatus is already statist-leftist in its outlook. Funded by printed money from the Federal Reserve and massive debt, money will never run out, and government is a perfect place for leftists to hide and multiply.
Give them the control again of policy at departments like the DOJ, HUD, ICE, EDUCATION, especially after they have let their hatred ferment over the last 4 years, and the culture war will become civil war
“Give them the control again of policy at departments like the DOJ, HUD, ICE, EDUCATION, especially after they have let their hatred ferment over the last 4 years, and the culture war will become civil war.”
We are already at the civil war level, but it’s not gone “hot” yet. At present we are at the spitball stage; November will change that, no matter who wins. My contempt for the left for what they have brought upon my beloved America is the highest it has ever been. 2021 will be...interesting.
‘Tis a slippery slope we are now descending, and if we do not soon gain traction, ‘twill end badly.
Pray for broken glass. Then crawl over it to the polls in November. there is no easy way back. Neither sweet reason nor payment of extortion will persuade these beasts once loosed upon the land.
Once the Democrats don’t have to buy votes, they probably will stop.
One Biden family member refused to pay child support.
My Democratic neighbors had a one-color Hillary sign in 2016.
The fact that permanent Democratic governments needn’t buy votes needs to be made known to those on the receiving end.
I watched one Portland mother rant on NBC News.
The culture war will be over if Biden wins. That would no longer be the major concern. That will be the survival of the nation.
Joe would do nothing , he has no clue who or where he is most of the time
Apparently I will only have to crawl to my mailbox.
God help this country if he does.
If Biden gets elected I’m done playing; or believing that we still have an America.
I had a horrible nightmare recently in which Trump was not reelected because he had not been allowed to campaign. Before I snapped out of this nightmare the Trump supporters had been corralled into some subterranean dystopian world like in the movie “Metropolis’’.
Counting today and tomorrow, there are only 2 days left in July, 2020.
As of yesterday, we have not seen a single Biden 2020 sign nor bumper sticker.
Still some Clinton bumper stickers.
Relatives across the land are reporting the same lack of Biden 2020 signs and bumper stickers.
I think if Biden wins, his goons that are busting up the cities are rewarded.
So what happens next?
We have had four years of resistance, including false charges with an attempted legal coup, based on false charges. If rewarded, the template is set for future elections, for democrats. There is no way to win again. The corruption complete. The pro victim party takes control.
The blow back is going to be an attack on Trump the civilian, his family, and his supporters. Especially if he selects a minority victim VP, like Kamala Harris, who then gains control. A third world government. It gets violent.
I had a nephew who traveled the country,, 2016.
He came home before the election and said Trump will win.
We could see it in PA. Almost nobody put a Clinton sign in the yard. Yet people were painting and creating their own Trump signs.
So far, it looks the same in PA. Almost no Biden signs. The guy is a mental patient. Putting his sign in the yard is too embarrassing.
The party of Karl Marx, Bernie Sanders, Stalin, Castro, Obama is now operating in the USA. Biden is their candidate, running the Obama game plan. Destroy America.
Getting armed before the shit hits the fan is a patriotic duty.
Mark Levin had a discussion with a researcher on Obama’s change to HUD. Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, cities and small town HUD regulations will be implemented by HUD, the bureaucrats at HUD. Trump and Carson have eliminated this power grab by Obama and the left, but Biden has promised to step on the gas of this program if elected.
WOULD... not “will.”
Yup, the Obastard is on record saying his goal was to “fundamentally transform America.”
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