Oakland, CA — While the Democrat nominee for President has been having small gatherings with cardboard cutouts, the nominee for Vice President made a splash on social media, campaigning across the country in a sporty pair of black and white Converse All Stars. Commonly known as Chuck Taylors, or Chucks, the shoes worn by the VP nominee were chosen very much on purpose.
“These shoes are easy to find at a good price, and I want that for our followers– excuse me, for all Americans,” said the Democrat from California, following up by encouraging Democrats to pick up a pair to wear on election day, November 3rd.
“Matching outfits is important to demonstrate unity,” an official post on Twitter explains. “We are in this together as our party is propelled to victory like a comet shooting through the sky.” The potential Vice President also shared that November 3rd will be the day Democrats evolve to a level above Republicans.
A published list of required supplies for any Democrats hosting a watch party on election day are as follows:
low top black and white Converse.
applesauce or pudding.
beds for everyone to lay on at the same time.
Converse was made aware of the peculiar event and released a statement: “This has nothing to do with Converse.” They are hoping to curb any association with the Democrat plans, citing negative publicity may result in the shoe company having to retire this particular model for decades.
Cleveland, OH — After the last debate Joe Biden went right back to campaigning in key battleground states. Among the stops was a “grassroots” fundraiser in Cleveland, Ohio. Due to low turnout, a source confirming not one real person showed up, Biden campaign organizers hurriedly set up cardboard cutouts of likely Democrat voters.
Biden seemed completely unaware as he fielded questions, bumped elbows, and sniffed the hair of cutouts all around the room.
“These people here are exactly why I’m running for President,” Biden said in a statement to one reporter. “I want to be a leader they can trust. Where do I go now?” Biden’s handlers then shuffled him off to brush his teeth and put his pajamas on because it was just after 4 P.M.
There’s a reason politics aren’t mentioned in the lyrics of “America the Beautiful” because what we watched last night was not beautiful. Both Donald Trump and Joe Biden had the opportunity to lay out a vision for what they wanted the next four years to look like and all they could do is bash one another. If I had to describe my feelings on the debate in just three words, I’d use these:
Dizzy. Annoyed. Worried.
All Trump had to do was set Biden up and get out of the way. Simple as that. There were moments he had a good setup but he never got out of the way! Joe Biden is consistent when it comes to gaffes and I’m sure most people expected a few during the back and forth exchanges with Trump, but Trump was in full steamroller mode.
I’m a steamroller, baby, I’m bound to roll all over you.
“Steamroller Blues” Elvis Presley
Trump missed a grand opportunity to let Americans see Biden trip over himself on live TV. Next time I hope Trump drops the needless self-promotion and bullying interruptions to give Biden time to talk himself into a corner. At the very least, ask him a tough question or two, get under his skin, then just sit back and let him meander. In defense of Trump, Biden missed the mark also. Resorting to name-calling (clown, disgrace, worst President ever, racist, etc), he failed to inspire any sort of hope in his potential term as President.
To pick a winner in this first debate is like a teacher announcing which of two students got a higher F than the other. Hopefully the next debate will actually include a civil conversation between the two.
What did you think of the debate? Do you think any undecided voters were swayed one way or the other?
EDIT: After further clarification, he actually tells her to “shush, shush” but the rest of the post still applies, the title has been updated with “shush” instead of “hush.”
I’m not sure if this little outburst from Joe Biden will blow up, but when I heard it I was taken aback. You’d think in the era in which we find ourselves that a power move like this would be strongly condemned by women and men alike…
The context of when he said “shush, shush” definitely plays a part in his overall sassy attitude, as he’s being confronted by a dude talking about the second amendment, but if I were the woman I’d be pretty embarrassed.
How do you feel about this clip? Do you think Biden owes her an apology? Does the moment deserve a public explanation? Chime in below!
I’ve made a habit of watching the Democratic debates from back when there were 194 candidates on stage to the more recent with just a handful of hopefuls arguing about climate change, healthcare, and removing Donald Trump from office.
Historically I would be considered a republican but I think of myself more as an conservative independent now. So when I watch the debates, I find it interesting as to what they discuss and what they value most.
With that said, most of the democrats I know (real people, not politicians on TV) actually do have a big heart and care for people. That’s a good thing! I don’t necessarily believe that’s true about democrat politicians, the same way I don’t believe some republican politicians care about “right to life” for the same reasons republicans I know do.
So these debates… why do I watch when I most likely have very little in common with any of them? Well, I like to know what people I don’t agree with are up to. I hesitate to use this quote…
Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.
…because we shouldn’t be enemies. As Americans, we’re all on the same team. I don’t like that there seems to be a gigantic chasm between two political parties. It doesn’t seem healthy for the country at all. The interesting part is that I really don’t see it in real life, only in the news and media, YouTube, etc.
Now I’ll be totally transparent, I kind of tune in just to not miss something crazy Joe Biden might say. He’s got a knack for saying some weird stuff lately, and I kind of feel bad for him. I don’t think he’ll get the nomination. In fact, I wonder if any of the current candidates will… it might be Hillary!!! Click here for a post about that.
Have you been watching? If so, what are your thoughts about how the debates are going, and who might be rising to the top?