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Three very ill-judged tweets from the Biden-Harris campaign

I still fear, but my hopes have risen a little more. In the last 24 hours I have seen three tweets from the official Biden-Harris campaign that might have been designed to help Trump:

Joe Biden:

Dreamers are Americans — and it’s time we make it official.

Tactically, posting this now is insane. Those who support open borders will know his last minute conversion as the pandering it is. Those who do not want open borders will see their fears proven.

Joe Biden:

If I have the honor of being elected president, I will take care of your family like I would my own.

Did they not see the Hunter Biden jokes coming?

Kamala Harris:

There’s a big difference between equality and equity.

The video includes the line “Equitable treatment means we all end up at the same place.”

15 comments to Three very ill-judged tweets from the Biden-Harris campaign

  • “If I have the honor of being elected president, I will take care of your family like I would my own.”

    Did they not see the Hunter Biden jokes coming?

    Of the three, this is the one most likely to affect such few people as are even now uncertain how they will vote – because it’s funny.

    To us on this blog, Kamala’s

    “Equitable treatment means we all end up at the same place.”

    is the most threatening, because it means her government will aim to ensure that nothing you do or don’t do can affect your outcomes. It promises to make you pointless. (To the politically-correct, who will vote for her anyway, it is equally the most welcome of the three tweets, succulent with the promise of power to them and their kind – or so they imagine.)

    I think Natalie is right that the everyone knows the dreamer tweet is the usual trust me, I’m a liar trick. (Besides, PC propaganda comes with its own side-effects. Thanks to their crude positioning of both sides, only the attentive student of the campaign would be more surprised to learn Biden is now supporting dreamers than surprised to learn he ever pretended he wasn’t.)

    However as Dominic Cummings explained after Brexit, people who think they know about politics are

    vulnerable to repeated errors about what the sort of people who ignore politics other than for a few weeks before voting time are thinking. It creates something of a paradox: it is almost impossible to get a good feel of public opinion, or of ‘the winning strategy’, by listening to those whose job it is to speculate about it.

    I agree – and see the reasoning could apply to me too 🙂 – but suggest Biden’s braindead-unwittingly self-mocking tweet will have the most impact on anyone on whom it matters.

  • JohnK

    The one thing we can be sure of about Biden’s tweets is that he didn’t write them.

  • John

    But the person who wrote those tweets will have been instructed by whoever will be determining Democrat policy should they win and that certainly isn’t sleepy Joe.

  • llamas

    As a serious padrinophile, I read this:

    “If I have the honor of being elected president, I will take care of your family like I would my own.”

    and my immediate reaction was – remember what happened to Fredo.

    As regards immigration, Biden doesn’t know what he thinks. Watch the crowd at his own campaign rally turn on him on the issue, and his mumbling, stumbling inability to address their heckling.


    His position on immigration, seen in the light of his past statements and the policies of the Obama administration, mean that he has to reconcile at least 4 completely-different policy positions at once – a feat of dialectic that he was quite capable of in the past, but which is now beyond his capacity.



  • APL

    llamas: “and my immediate reaction was – remember what happened to Fredo.”

    Look at Hunter, poor (rich) sod.

  • John B

    ‘ There’s a big difference between equality and equity.’

    “Equitable treatment means we all end up at the same place.”

    Kamala… equity does not mean what you think it means.

    Equity means fair – using the coercive forces of tte State to plunder A to give to B so each are ‘equal’ for political gain, making A poorer so B becomes richer is not equitable and A and B end up in quite different places. Not only is it not fair treatment of A, it is not equal treatment.

    The Lefts says it wants equality, but then wants to use inequality to achieve it. Rather a contradiction.

  • Snorri Godhi

    Tactically, posting this now is insane.

    It seems that Natalie is coming around to my way of looking at things.

  • Snorri Godhi

    My prediction of a Trump victory is based primarily on considerations of mental health.
    The American diet has not gotten much more brain-damaging in the last 4 years, and what else could motivate Trump voters to vote differently than they did 4 years ago?
    Trump’s record?
    The self-disgracing media?
    The lockdowns?
    The riots?

  • Flubber

    It will all come down to the cheating.

  • bobby b

    “Tactically, posting this now is insane.”

    When your constituency is insane, this a good decision.

    (You can’t hardly order dinner in Miami if you don’t speak some Spanish. The Hispanic vote tsunami eludes Biden. Many are perhaps not in love with Trump and so will simply stay home. This gives them that small push that might get them out to the booth.)

  • Snorri Godhi

    Llamas: I am also a padrinophile, but that tweet did not bring Fredo to mind.

    The thought that came to my mind instead, was:
    How could Biden possibly make every American a millionaire — except by debauching the currency?

  • Look at Hunter, poor (rich) sod.

    He has a very generously proportioned male member (some would say lavishly endowed) which he likes sharing photographically and in person with a wide audience. He enjoys the advantages of wealth because his papa has been a member of congress for nearly 50 years and the Veep under Obama.

    I didn’t know these offices paid so well… 😉

  • Bruce

    Lewis Carrol was an astute lad:

    Alice laughed. “There’s no use trying,” she said: “one can’t believe impossible things.”
    “I daresay you haven’t had much practice,” said the Queen. “When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”

    (Through the Looking Glass, Chapter 5)

    “When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.”
    “The question is,” said Alice, “whether you can make words mean so many different things.”
    “The question is,” said Humpty Dumpty, “which is to be master – – that’s all.”

    (Through the Looking Glass, Chapter 6)

    “But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked.
    “Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.”
    “How do you know I’m mad?” said Alice.
    “You must be,” said the Cat, “or you wouldn’t have come here.”

    (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Chapter 6)

  • Paul Marks


    Most people will never see what you write here – most people see only what the “Woke” Corporations (such as MOST Media Corporations and MOST Social Media Corporations) want them to see.

    And even those people who read the “tweets” for themselves may lack the knowledge and reasoning ability to understand them – ironically this included, especially includes, “educated” people.

    John Dewey and other philosophers started to undermine American (indeed Western) education a very long time ago – the process is largely complete now.

    “Equality good! We must all be the same!” is the level of many “educated” people.

    As for the family – it has been systematically undermined since at least the 1960s (a key task of the Frankfurt School crowd).

    The idea of a politician taking the children of the entire population “as his own” would have shocked and disgusted most Americans in, say, 1956 – but this is not 1956 (and it has got nothing to do with “Hunter Biden jokes” – most voters do not even know who Hunter Biden is).

    “The government should give us whatever the children need – and the government should help the children have the right beliefs and attitudes” is, most likely, the MAJORITY view now.

    The population has, in large part, been corrupted.