The Two Recent Democratic Debates Are Very Revealing for the Future of the United States
Republicans across America should be celebrating after watching 20 Democrats debate over two nights on NBC. The party has obviously moved far to the left, leaving average Americans behind in the dust— something that could increase Trump’s chances of winning.
The problem with the 2020 election cycle is that there are far too many Democrats running for President. It seems like a hobby by now. All of these candidates are now entering fight mode to come out on top. Fight mode in Democratic terms means moving farther and farther to the left in order to 1) appease the radical left base and 2) gain media attention by stating outlandish comments.
This will be a severe issue in the General Election, as an inevitable far-left Democratic nominee will ultimately have to appear moderate and shift their vernacular so that they can count on the votes of undecided citizens and moderates. This is a dangerous trap that the Democrats are walking themselves into.
Night One of the Democratic Debates on NBC/MSNBC | Photo: Wilfredo Lee/AP/Shutterstock
Night one was anticlimactic, with the only exciting and noteworthy exchange being between Reps. Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), with the former being pro-war and staying in the middle east, and the latter being the antithesis.
Otherwise, Sen. Corey Booker (D-NJ), former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), and former Secretary of Housing Julian Castro simply pandered to a demographic by speaking Spanish, potentially alienating non-Hispanic voters who were undoubtedly lost in translation.
The second debate night had much stronger (and ruthless) candidates. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) took on former Senator and Vice President Joe Biden (D-DE) on forced desegregation busing. Joe Biden looked completely weak and defenseless under Harris’s wrong and vicious attack against his character.
All Biden had to do was stand strong on his correct beliefs pertaining to busing. Busing black students into white neighborhoods were ultimately detrimental for all people. It led to more white flight and white parents pulling their children out of public schools and putting them into private, parochial, and charter schools. Busing white children into black neighborhoods where the schools were worse was not smart policy either.
There needed to be an incentive to fix the broken inner-city schools, integrate children without forced busing, and get the government out of forcing where children should go to school. Forced busing was a policy which led to more racism, resentment, and less freedom.
It would have been so easy for Joe Biden to dismantle Kamala’s flawed argument and destroy her implied attempt of calling him a racist. Instead, he cowered and caved into the mob. Why couldn’t he just be honest and answer something that is so simple to debunk? Because in the eyes of the modern far left and Democratic party, an “old white man” has no say in denouncing policy that has the appearance of bettering race relations. Forget that it largely worsened race relations— the left doesn’t care about that.
The modern Democratic party and their base only cares about skin color, group identity, and evading facts in order to appease emotions. Logic does not exist in the radical left mentality. This is exactly why Joe Biden won’t win. The far left is pulling him like he’s a puppet in a play— and he’s allowing it for the votes.
Let’s turn to NBC and their disgusting treatment of the fringe candidates. Andrew Yang received 3 minutes of talking time compared to Joe Biden’s 13 and ½ minutes. Why? Because NBC has an agenda. They want to suppress the voice of candidates they do not like in favor of those they personally want.
Don’t believe me? Then why did Marianne Williamson and Andrew Yang both accuse NBC of turning off their mics during the debate— in order to prevent them from interjecting and speaking? Talk about corruption. If these allegations turn out to be true, this will shine very badly on the moderators and NBC executives.
Marianne Williamson on Night 2 of the Democratic Debates | Photo: Wilfredo Lee/AP
Each candidate, regardless of their standing in the polls, should receive equal speaking time. It’s only fair so that Americans can be equally knowledgeable about everyone running in order to make an informed decision. We should all call out and bring to light allegations of corporations stifling speech to fit their agenda. It is bad for the social fabric of this country, and bad for our Republic.
The division, lies, and pandering is only going to get worse from here— potentially on all sides. We need to not forget that we as Americans have a duty to see through the fog and false outrage, in order to make the best decision for the future of our great country.
Keyden Smith-Herold is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Analytical. Contact him: firstname.lastname@example.org