Donna Brazile Makes you go Hmmmmm #1 F*** Bernie Give me Biden!

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Donna Brazile Makes you go Hmmmmm #1 F*** Bernie Give me Biden!

[cap­tion id=“attachment_102358” align=“aligncenter” width=“768”]Donna Brazille via twitter[/caption]

Timon: Let me get this straight. You know her. She knows you. But she wants to eat him. And everybody’s okay with this?

The Lion King 1994

Over at Yid with Lid old friend Jeff Dunetz writes about an inter­est­ing bit from Donna Brazile’s book:

Accord­ing to Philip Rucker of the Wash­ing­ton Post who obtained an early copy of the book, after her 911 faint­ing episode, Brazile con­sid­ered replac­ing Clin­ton and Vir­ginia Sen. Tim Kaine, with then-​Vice Pres­i­dent Joe Biden and Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.).

Brazile writes that she con­sid­ered a dozen com­bi­na­tions to replace the nom­i­nees and set­tled on Biden and Sen. Cory Booker (N.J.), the duo she felt most cer­tain would win over enough working-​class vot­ers to defeat Repub­li­can Don­ald Trump.

Now it’s worth not­ing (as legal insur­rec­tion points out) that there were a lot more Clin­ton health episodes then this which prompted this dis­cus­sion but from this quote alone two things jump out at me both pretty obvi­ous, one minor one major.

The minor thing: Why would you con­sider replac­ing Tim Kaine over Hillary Clinton’s faint­ing spell? Kaine was duly nom­i­nated and approved as the Demo­c­rat Party VP pick. No amount of sick­ness on Hillary’s part has any­thing to do with him.

Now granted the replace­ment of Kaine would likely not have raised much of a fuss, except per­haps in some parts of Vir­ginia but still it seems odd to me and a vio­la­tion of rules.

The Kaine busi­ness is inter­est­ing but the real major ques­tion is this:

Why would you replace an ill Hillary Clin­ton with Joe Biden who choose not to run for pres­i­dent instead of with Bernie Sanders who did and came in 2nd in the Demo­c­rat Primaries?

For­get­ting the so called Demo­c­rat prin­ci­ple of let­ting every vote count does nobody get the irony of pass­ing over some­one who got mil­lions of pri­mary votes for some­one who got none?

Fur­ther­more could you imag­ine the uproar this would have caused among the Bernie Bros who already (cor­rectly it turns out) thought that the fix if the DNC chief (more­over a DNC chief who appar­ently knew and was shocked at the fix) replaced Hillary with some­one other than Bernie?

The revolt would have been spec­tac­u­lar and epic and that’s not even tak­ing into account can­di­date Don­ald Trump at every cam­paign stop and event talk­ing about the Democ­rats screw­ing Bernie one more time.

I sus­pect a fair amount of Bernie Bros didn’t vote dem last time around but if Biden had replaced Clin­ton instead of Bernie I would not have been sur­prised if enough stayed home or voted green to give Trump Min­nesota, New Mex­ico, Vir­ginia, NH and maybe even Maine. It would have been a spec­tac­u­lar dis­as­ter for Dems (although on the bright side it would have given them a more palat­able excuse for their defeat and less­ened the shock and embar­rass­ment of the media on elec­tion night.

Clos­ing Thought: If you are a Bernie Sanders sup­porter con­sider this: The head of the DNC dur­ing elec­tion 2016 has come out and admit­ted that the fix was in against you in 2016 and pro­fessed to be appalled by it, yet even with this knowl­edge if the chips were down she was ready to throw Bernie Sanders and you under the bus for her cho­sen ticked rather than right the wrong against you that she claims upset her so much.

Next time the Democ­rats ask for your vote keep that in mind.


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Donna Brazille
via twitter

Timon: Let me get this straight. You know her. She knows you. But she wants to eat him. And everybody’s okay with this?

The Lion King 1994

Over at Yid with Lid old friend Jeff Dunetz writes about an interesting bit from Donna Brazile’s book:

According to Philip Rucker of the Washington Post who obtained an early copy of the book, after her 9/11 fainting episode, Brazile considered replacing Clinton and Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, with then-Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.).

Brazile writes that she considered a dozen combinations to replace the nominees and settled on Biden and Sen. Cory Booker (N.J.), the duo she felt most certain would win over enough working-class voters to defeat Republican Donald Trump. 

Now it’s worth noting (as legal insurrection points out) that there were a lot more Clinton health episodes then this which prompted this discussion but from this quote alone two things jump out at me both pretty obvious, one minor one major.

The minor thing:  Why would you consider replacing Tim Kaine over Hillary Clinton’s fainting spell?  Kaine was duly nominated and approved as the Democrat Party VP pick.  No amount of sickness on Hillary’s part has anything to do with him.

Now granted the replacement of Kaine would likely not have raised much of a fuss, except perhaps in some parts of Virginia but still it seems odd to me and a violation of rules.

The Kaine business is interesting but the real major question is this:

Why would you replace an ill Hillary Clinton with Joe Biden who choose not to run for president instead of with Bernie Sanders who did and came in 2nd in the Democrat Primaries?

 

Forgetting the so called Democrat principle of letting every vote count does nobody get the irony of passing over someone who got millions of primary votes for someone who got none?

Furthermore could you imagine the uproar this would have caused among the Bernie Bros who already (correctly it turns out)  thought that the fix if the DNC chief (moreover a DNC chief who apparently knew and was shocked at the fix) replaced Hillary with someone other than Bernie?

The revolt would have been spectacular and epic and that’s not even taking into account candidate Donald Trump at every campaign stop and event talking about the Democrats screwing Bernie one more time.

I suspect a fair amount of Bernie Bros didn’t vote dem last time around but if Biden had replaced Clinton instead of Bernie I would not have been surprised if enough stayed home or voted green to give Trump Minnesota, New Mexico, Virginia, NH and maybe even Maine.  It would have been a spectacular disaster for Dems (although on the bright side it would have given them a more palatable excuse for their defeat and lessened the shock and embarrassment of the media on election night.

Closing Thought:  If you are a Bernie Sanders supporter consider this:  The head of the DNC during election 2016 has come out and admitted that the fix was in against you in 2016 and professed to be appalled by it, yet even with this knowledge if the chips were down she was ready to throw Bernie Sanders and you under the bus for her chosen ticked rather than right the wrong against you that she claims upset her so much. 

Next time the Democrats ask for your vote keep that in mind.


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