Wrong. I’m excited about Biden’s winning streak. You young people, as well-meaning and smart as you are, just haven’t lived through enough presidential elections to understand.

The reason we need Joe Biden is that all our government structures and organizations, if they haven’t already been damaged beyond repair, are in danger of being torn down by crazy Trump.

Not one cabinet position is run by someone who knows what the hell they are doing.

We need to rebuild what we had before we try to make massive changes. We’re in the worst deficit ever and even if Bernie got elected, he would not get the things he promises because those have to come through Congress. The president can’t Just do it as many young people seem to think.

Bernie would be as divisive as Trump and every clear-eyed elector knows it. We moderate Democrats are going to nominate Biden, and he will beat Trump. Bernie never had a chance to win. Our nation isn’t ready for socialism and Bernie is an admitted socialist. No one cares that he tacks Democrat onto his socialist identity. We won’t elect anyone with a socialist mindset. It’s just a political reality. Therefore, Joe will probably be nominated. No one else running could carry the ticket.

About Joe’s touching — he needs to be more aware, yes, but in his case it’s affection, not sexual. In this age any man who is affectionate is at his own peril.

Joe Biden is a good man and a strong man who has endured much in his life. So, he makes mistakes speaking. So what? We’ve had plenty of silver tongued devils. Joe will steady the nation and reunite us and that’s exactly what we need right now.

Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.

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