Vulgar. Disgusting. Repugnant.
These are three of the more charitable adjectives that describe President Joe Biden’s execrable speechTuesday. He flew to Atlanta to promote so-called “voting rights” legislation that would nationalize state election laws and codify many of the dangerous measures that “temporarily” loosened ballot security in 2020, as COVID-19 terrorized America.
Biden could have used honey to flavor his words. Instead, Biden bombed an apple vinegar factory.
“Do you want to be on the side of Dr. [Martin Luther] King or George Wallace?” Biden asked. “Do you want to be on the side of John Lewis or Bull Connor? Do you want to be on the side of Abraham Lincoln or Jefferson Davis?”
So, Biden argues, if one disfavors mass mail-in ballots—because they break the chain of custody that links the casting, collection, and tabulation of ballots—then one is just like Wallace, Alabama’s former Democrat governor. Wallace’s slogan was “Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever!” He stood in a doorway in June 1963 to prevent black students from integrating the University of Alabama.
Millions of Americans dislike forcing states to practice ballot trafficking, i.e., letting campaign workers collect mail-in ballots from voters’ homes and then submit fistfuls of them on the honor system. These people are compared to Bull Connor by Biden.
Bull Connor sounds like a rodeo star. Hardly. As Birmingham’s Commissioner of Public Safety, Theophilus “Bull” Connor used canines, not bovines. He used barking, snarling police dogs to harass peaceful, mostly black civil right protestors in May 1963. He also used firehoses for blasting demonstrators across sidewalks into gutters.
Such a villain was certainly a racist Republican. Au contraire, in 1960, Bull Connor was elected one of Alabama’s two members of the Democratic National Committee.
All Americans are required to show photo ID at all times by banks, hotels, airlines, as well as other businesses. Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowlser recently required residents that they carry photo ID and vaccination cards when they travel. August Honest Elections ProjectSurvey of 1,200 voters revealed that 81%Favorite voter ID, which includes 77% of blacks. Biden claims that these millions of Americans look exactly like President of Confederate States Jefferson Davis. He was a slaveowner whose troops were killed in battle. killed 364,511 Union soldiersTo preserve the evils associated with slavery during the Civil War.
Biden also invoked “the Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan” and Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner, and James Chaney. The bodies of the Congress of Racial Equality workers disappeared for 44 days during the summer 1964. They were discovered in Mississippi, stuffed into an earthen dam. They were murdered by the KKK. Biden links those who want to be relocated and deceased voters taken off voter rolls with the racists who killed them Goodman, Schwerner, and Chaney.
Biden said that he would defend “our democracy against all enemies—foreign and, yes, domestic.” So, Biden considers domestic enemies the millions of Americans who want election integrity.
Biden is the same man who said at his inauguration: “With unity we can do great things.” Biden’s idea of unity is to slice an American flag in two with a machete.
Biden’s speech horrified even Democrats.
“Perhaps the president went a little too far in his rhetoric,” Sen. Richard Durbin of Illinois told CNN. Al Sharpton, a racist arsonist said that Biden didn’t build support. “I think he gave a ‘You’re going to Hell’ speech.”
Biden’s Vote Fraud Instruction Manual of 2022 will not reach his desk unless he can persuade Democrat senators Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona and Joe Manchin of West Virginia to torpedo the legislative filibuster.
At least 75 million Republicans, millions more independents, and thinking Democrats want to make voting easy and not difficult to cheat. Biden did not win these senators by insulating them and aligning himself with these revolting Democrat bigots. He desperately needed to pass his dodgy voter fraud facilitation bill.
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