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Thank you, Bernie

I’m guessing it was the sight of so many Wisconsin voters risking their lives to cast votes that finally made him realize that the cost was too high for a dwindling benefit.

For the record, I am not a Biden fan. He wasn’t my first choice. Or my second. Or third or even fourth. I am not going to experience any joy voting for Joe Biden. That’s not to say he’s not a good guy with plenty of character or experience. He is. But so were many other dynamic, new candidates who dropped out. We had an embarrassment of riches. Unfortunately for those of us in late primary states, many early voters went with the safe choice, not the best choice.

If those early states’ primaries were held today when our healthcare system and entire economy is in tatters, our federal system deliberately hobbled, I wonder if we might have given Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar or Kirsten Gillibrand a better chance.

After all, we are in a brave new world and we need a different mindset to navigate what is to come. The status quo is gone, gone, gone but we are left with the one candidate who represents that status quo better than all of the rest.

It’s going to have to be good enough after he is elected.

We have no other choice.

We really don’t.


The end is near. Here are some signs:

1.) Internal consistency never was one of Trump’s strong points. But he has managed to defy expectations answering the question about mail in ballots:

2.) Trump is threatening to end funding for the World Health Organization because what has WHO ever done for US??:

How do you like that, libtard snowflakes? I can do that. I can take money away from a global health watchdog in the middle of a pandemic and give it to Ivanka’s Jimmy Choo Orphans Fund. Why? Because I’m allowed to.

I think we are seeing the end days of the Trump task force press briefing. He’s getting agitated and unhinged right before our eyes. His so-called strength is looking pretty weak. Yes. All of us can see it now, Donald.

3.) This sign is really serious. The world is running out of condoms. I can’t even imagine the magnitude of “devastating consequences” that will have for the world.

We are so screwed.


My temp this morning: 97.4°F.

What’s yours?