Now they rush to embrace multibillionaire
Bloomberg is buying this thing.
They're afraid of young people voting. But if they want a "moderate," they've got Sen.
"Lying dog-faced pony soldier!" shouts Joe "Dead Man Walking." "No malarkey!"
This has been too much for him.
Mayor Pete came in second to Sanders. He's calm and says nothing, with elegance. But he might be too calm, bordering on the Manchurian. He never sweats. Don't other Mayor Pete models come from the factory with lifelike pores?
"Hello, America! I'm
Yes, Amy, you did.
If Bloomberg really wants to get rid of Trump, Mike should just climb down off that little box of his and give $300 million or so to Klobuchar.
She's not perfect. And there's that business about Klobuchar eating a salad with a comb. I hope she doesn't like chunky blue cheese dressing.
But politics is all about matchups. She's smart, she's got personality. Against Trump, she could win.
The Democratic establishment isn't listening. It's too busy panicking over Bernie.
The establishment talks about finding "moderates" to combat Bernie's socialism, but get real. There are no "moderates" in the Democratic Party.
And any who haven't, like pro-life
The real reason establishment
That terrifies them. But they don't say that.
Instead, they use "Fear of Bernie" and "Fear of Trump" interchangeably, which, sadly, is what people do when in the grip of mass hysteria.
This is what happens when human beings flee from reality -- like many did after Trump's 2016 victory over
What's extremely dangerous is if you're in a mind palace alone with
But when reality intrudes, as it always does, and you realize Schiff offers nothing but his charm, the mind palaces collapse. And panic ensues.
This collective obsessional behavior, is, according to scientists, "a phenomenon that transmits collective illusions of threats, whether real or imaginary, through a population in society as a result of rumors and fear."
So wrote the author of "Witchcraft and Mass Hysteria in Terms of Current Psychological Theories." Or perhaps it was
Whatever. They were both mentioned on Wikipedia in the footnotes. Did you read their books? I didn't.
There are many examples, including that nun in the Middle Ages who began to meow like a cat, and soon all the sisters of the convent were meowing too.
Or the infamous dancing plague of 1518, which bedeviled
The last one was just a few years ago, the Evil Clown Panic of 2016. Americans began reporting having seen random clowns and being scared to death.
Something else happened in 2016. What was it again?
In 2020, the Fear of Bernie manifests itself in Media Adulation of Mike.
To puff up Bloomberg, Democratic establishment scribes sing his praises, including
"And this candidate knows how to get stuff done -- he can fight this fire at the scale of the fire. His team has for years used social networks to promote progressive issues to centrist and conservative audiences. He won't cede the internet/Facebook/Twitter battlefield to Trump's team, who are killers in that space.
"And this candidate is now rising steadily in the polls. This candidate is
Bloomberg must have loved it. But at the end of the pro-Bloomberg column of gushing praise, there was this from Friedman:
(Disclosure: Bloomberg Philanthropies has donated to Planet Word, the museum my wife is building in
Shouldn't that have been the headline, before the Bloomberg gushing commenced?
If I did that in the
They're so irrational. It's that fear, the Fear of Bernie, that compels them, for the Love of Mike.
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