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Democrats Are Desperate For A Distraction ^ | May 8, 2022 | Derek Hunter

Posted on 05/08/2022 5:16:45 AM PDT by Kaslin

It was the biggest story in the world…until it wasn’t. Remember Ukraine? Their war with Russia that has turned into a proxy war between us and Russia, for reasons no one can really explain was THE story just about 20 minutes ago. Now, it’s gone. Well, largely gone, though not from the lives of the people directly impacted, just from the US media. Why? Because, at the moment at least, it can’t help Democrats, and if the liberal elite media doesn’t think something can help Democrat it might as well not exist.

What was happening while the war in Ukraine was dominating the majority of cable news minutes and newspaper ink? Inflation numbers were skyrocketing and the supply chain disaster was adding to the problem. The last thing anyone in the “campaign consultant with a press pass” class wanted to do was talk about how things were for average Americans. The war was a great distraction.

Honestly, did you care about Ukraine before the invasion? Do you care about Ukraine now? Your first answer is probably no, but it’s likely yes now. Why? Aside from human decency and not wanting to see people killed, you’ve been convinced that Ukraine matters to your daily life. That the war in Ukraine is at least adding to all sorts of problems worldwide. Weirdly, however, all those problems existed before Putin invaded Ukraine; all the invasion did was give Democrats something to blame their failures on.

Someone in the White House communication shop belched out “Putin’s Price Hike!” and it was game-on. Immediately a country everyone considered wildly corrupt (because it’s wildly corrupt) became the most important landmass that has ever existed because all of Joe Biden’s ills could blamed on the invasion of it.

We had no interest in Ukraine, none that really matter (unless your name is Hunter Biden). Before Joe Biden started damaging the US energy sector we had very little interest in Russia either. But scapegoats are very important to failed leaders and would be despots, so here we are. You can decide for yourself which Biden is.

Now, as if by magic, Ukraine matters significantly less. A leaked draft opinion from the Supreme Court on abortion and – poof – the war takes a backseat. If the media and the White House could find a way to blame inflation on Sam Alito you might never hear of Ukraine again.

As it stands, Democrats think they can abort their way through the midterms. And some Republicans think this court opinion, if it the results in it turn out to be accurate, will carry them over the finish line too. It won’t do either.

If you’re pro-life, odds are pretty high that you’re a Republican voter. If you’re pro-abortion, you’re likely a Democrat. That’s not uniform, but it’s pretty close. However, if abortion is THE ISSUE that moves your vote – meaning everything else be damned, you vote based on a candidate’s position on abortion – how you vote is how you vote, nothing is going to sway that.

Everyone has something that moves their vote, their top issue that at least gives them pause if their candidate waivers on. All the other issues are great, they add or detract from the enthusiasm, but they don’t move the needle like the issues that matter. If you vote based on pro-life only, meaning you either couldn’t or would have difficulty voting for someone who didn’t share your pro-life views but agreed with you on most everything else, your vote in November was already set. Same if you’re pro-abortion.

If you are an abortion voter, period, inflation probably bothers you but not enough to vote against the party creating it because they are with you on your top issue.

The leaked opinion might motivate a few people who weren’t already motivated, but it won’t be the difference maker in the fall as long as the economy remains has horrible as Biden and the Democrats have made it.

No amount of distraction will be able to distract people from noticing they’re paying almost twice as much for gas and meat. There isn’t a “hey hey, ho ho” chant that will magically put baby formula on the grocery shelves. And none of that has anything to do with Ukraine.

Oh, Ukraine will return. The idiots in this administration bragging about the use of American intelligence to take out Russian ships and kill high ranking Russian military commanders in the field will make sure of that. Of course, we used to do those things in other proxy wars, and our enemies knew it, we just had the good sense to not brag about it. But then you don’t have a President who makes Jimmy Carter look like Winston Churchill very often (thank God).

The Biden administration is puttering from one distraction to another, desperate to prevent you from thinking about what they’re actually doing and the consequences of those actions. Unfortunately, you get a stark reminder every time you fill your tank, every day when you buy food or baby formula, if you can find it. Putin is a lot of things, all of them horrible, but he didn’t do those things to you, Joe Biden and the Democrats did.

TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2022election; 22elections; demonrats; midtermelection; midterms22

1 posted on 05/08/2022 5:16:45 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin
The Biden administration is puttering from one distraction to another, desperate to prevent you from thinking about what they’re actually doing and the consequences of those actions.

Combination of a president with dementia and a staff with ADHD.

2 posted on 05/08/2022 5:22:44 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (It's hard to "Believe all women" when judges say "I don't know what a woman is".)
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To: Kaslin

I do part time work at Winn Dixie as a cashier. Nobody in the last week has mentioned roe. Nobody. I’ve had young and old go though the line. It’s all about prices at the grocery store. And to be honest gas prices get the most discussion. Abortion may be important to some but they certainly aren’t speaking about it. And these people are not shy one bit. If it bothers them, they will speak their mind.

3 posted on 05/08/2022 5:33:14 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Trump/Hunter, jr for President/Vice President 2016 democratic )
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To: Kaslin

Every time people go to the gas station or see empty shelves at the grocery store they are reminded of what brandon good luck with the distractions

4 posted on 05/08/2022 5:34:57 AM PDT by V_TWIN ( great even the people that hate it refuse to leave)
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To: ClearCase_guy

The staff doesn’t have ADHD. They are dumb as a box of rocks, though, and crazy.

ADHD has zero to do with it.

You have been ill informed about what ADHD is.

5 posted on 05/08/2022 5:40:42 AM PDT by FamiliarFace (I wish “smart resume” would work for the real world so I could FF through the Burden admin BS.)
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To: FamiliarFace

The extreme left-wing White House staff is just as traitorous as their puppet, Dementiajoe. All of them need to be tried, convicted, and sentenced for giving aid and comfort to the enemies of the United States.

6 posted on 05/08/2022 5:48:31 AM PDT by Carl Vehse (A proud member of the LGBFJB community)
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To: Kaslin

baby formula, if you can find it.

I notice that the grocery store in my town
has the baby formula in a case by the cashiers.

7 posted on 05/08/2022 5:53:04 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Carl Vehse

Why waste money, time and effort?

Why not just go directly to punishment?

8 posted on 05/08/2022 5:53:18 AM PDT by bert ( (KW?E. NP. N.C. +12) Promoting Afro Heritage diversity will destroy the democrats)
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To: FamiliarFace

It only seems like ADHD as they move from one ineffective distraction to the next.

9 posted on 05/08/2022 6:04:43 AM PDT by No Party Affiliation
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To: tet68

That is good idea the store manager had. We know what happened during the toilet paper shortage. Some of those idiots bought so much toilet paper that last them for years.

10 posted on 05/08/2022 6:14:19 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: napscoordinator

As far as I am concerned how about they have their tubes tied instead?

11 posted on 05/08/2022 6:18:16 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: FamiliarFace

are they evil or stupid?

why not both?

stupid for believing in a failed ideology

evil for trying to impose an ideology that destroys liberty

12 posted on 05/08/2022 6:21:57 AM PDT by joshua c (Dump the LEFT. Cable tv, Big tech, national name brands)
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To: joshua c

BJ worked with a GOP congress 2 years after having a democrat congress. The GOP saved him in ‘96. Is Biden smart enough to do the same? Could be too weak to stand up to the left. Where’s the GOP that stood up to Hillarycare?

13 posted on 05/08/2022 6:27:59 AM PDT by DIRTYSECRET
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Democrats are desperate all right because the midterm will look like shooting fish in a barrel.

14 posted on 05/08/2022 8:26:59 AM PDT by Vaduz ( )
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To: Kaslin

I like that idea.

15 posted on 05/08/2022 3:58:38 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Trump/Hunter, jr for President/Vice President 2016 democratic )
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To: napscoordinator

I had mine tied after our daughter was born.

16 posted on 05/08/2022 4:18:18 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: No Party Affiliation

Perhaps the most amazing man I ever worked with is off-the-wall ADHD. He works constantly, but jumps from project to project seemingly at random. But he completes his projects and has astonishing creativity and imagination.

Einstein was reportedly much like that.

17 posted on 05/08/2022 6:08:55 PM PDT by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is i)
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