One is too old the other too young and both are mortal dangers

One is too young to think of herself as president. But she does. The other is too old to take on the job but wants it anyway.

Ms Ocasio-Cortez has not spent so much as a second in a legislative role anywhere, and will only enter the House as a junior Democrat in January, the youngest female ever elected. Do you therefore think she is out of the running come 2024? Ha!

Meanwhile: Too old to run? Biden wrestles with age as he eyes 2020 run.

As he considers running for president, Joe Biden is talking with friends and longtime supporters about whether, at 76, he’s too old to seek the White House, according to several sources who have spoken with the former Democratic vice president.

The real issue is this: Don’t Underestimate Dumb Voters’ Appetite For Idiot Leftist Politicians. From which:

Of course, Ocasio-Cortez blabs about “socialism,” but her rantings are straight out of Marxism for Dummies. Nothing she says threatens the rice bowl of the zillionaire donor base Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have cultivated. Free college, free medicine, free this, free that – it’s all just more graft for the Democrats to distribute, and it will all come from the pockets of people like you. Do you think the people who write the checks to the DNC are going to end up paying the bill for this nonsense? Really?

I wish it were only money at stake. I’m afraid the future will just have to take care of itself, since you may be sure that these are the sorts of people who will continue to rise to the top on the left. If there is going to be an actual resistance, preventing such people from rising to the top is where it will have to be found.

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32 Responses to One is too old the other too young and both are mortal dangers

  1. stackja

    Dems have suckered many for years.
    Again? Time will tell.

  2. triggered

    AOC should definitely run. Why waste all that free publicity the GOP is giving her (Hilary who?).

  3. Muddy

    The bigger concern is who will represent the conservative voice post-Trump? The next U.S. presidential election is not that far away: if President Trump does not stand again, who will? Even if Trump does stand again, and win again, the development of a strong, viable leader does not happen overnight if one needs to be ‘grown’ from an embryo.

    The Republicans cannot do anything about which Demonrat stands for the next election, so laughing or frowning about the potentials achieves nothing.

  4. MPH

    How do we get leaders who believe in something more than than race-to-the-bottom materialism?

  5. Zyconoclast

    The bigger concern is who will represent the conservative voice post-Trump?

    The bigger concern will represent the nationalists during the Trump presidency.

    The fake nationalist orangotan has done nothing to stop, let alone reverse the demographic destruction of the Republic.

    Amnesty will happen, no wall will be built and Trump will be the last RINO president.
    He sits tweeting idle threats but actually does nothing.

    My tip is Kamala Harris.

  6. AussieMAGA

    the POCs will vote for her, because she’s a POC promising more gibs.

    You Libertards should realise that your autistic utopian society is impossible within a heterogeneous, non-Anglo/German state.

  7. Bruce

    Occasional Cortex is just another wind-up toy in the mould of the Obamination.

    Carefully programmed and fitted with all the appropriate SJW accessories, she is, however, just another (so far successful) distraction from the main game, which is the deep state instigating major civil unrest.

    Don’t feel too left out, as it were, Oz is on the same list.

    Always remember: You are not paranoid when someone really is out to “get”you.

  8. tgs

    I don’t get your point. She’s either 35 or older or not, dems de breaks.

    Yes she’s retarded but she only gets as much oxygen ws people give her and she thrives on the partisan noise. You’re feeding her machine. For someone who claims to be politicallt savvy you’re failing on this one, Steve.

  9. tgs

    Gah spelling on mobile device etc etc

  10. jupes

    The fake nationalist orangotan has done nothing to stop, let alone reverse the demographic destruction of the Republic.

    Ease up Zyco. You must have missed the news lately.

    Just relax, he’s onto it.

  11. sdfc

    Ms Ocasio-Cortez has not spent so much as a second in a legislative role anywhere

    Neither had Trumpy.

  12. Oh come on

    Do not write off Ocasio-Cortez. She seems like a moron, but we are cherry-picking her moronic statements and extrapolating them over the whole package. Big mistake. We ought to recognise rather than ignore what she does well. She is a good retail politician. A very good retail politician. That should be alarming for her opponents, given her inexperience. She is only going to get better at this stuff. She is a genuinely likeable individual. She knows how to work rooms. She’s good on the hustings. She’s authentic.

    As for her cluelessness…the press aren’t going to cover that. People who would never vote for her will laugh at her. So what? That’s a good thing for her. How does a political figure mocked by the despised opponents of people who support that political figure hurt that person? It’s a badge of honour! Plus, the shit she’s clueless about, she can learn. She has time and she’ll have advisers. Political instincts…that you can’t learn so easily and Ocasio-Cortez has good political instincts.

    She’s young. She’s only just started but she can play the game.

    Watch out.

  13. Jannie

    Quacks like a moron, goosesteps like a moron. It’s technically possible she is not a moron, but that is a moot point. Whatever, she is not alarming at all, she is clarifying what the Dems actually want to achieve. That is good.

    She wants a revolution, she wants to overthrow the white patriarchy. Her revolution has no role for the white working class, and aims to replace them. But they may have their own revolution in mind if her gang take power.

  14. 2dogs

    they may have their own revolution in mind

    Secession, please.

    The only way to persuade the type of people who support Ocasio-Cortez, is to let them have the government they want, over only themselves, then allow it to go bankrupt is it will inevitably do.

  15. Never underestimate the Deplorables.

  16. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Beare

    One too young, the other too old. Oh, you mean Joe Biden? Not Mrs Hilarious Pantsuit.
    Anyway, they are both too old. Unfit unsuccessful has-beens.

    Yes. Occasional Cortex is an unknown peril from the School of Free Stuff.
    She may be Thursday’s Child, however you interpret that. We can’t possibly know yet.
    Meanwhile, tackle socialism, and bring the fight into the open.

  17. CameronH

    Well, the French have had enough. Top generals in the French military have now come out publically calling Macron a traitor for signing them up to the UN migration pact https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/12/top-generals-accuse-globalist-macron-of-treason-over-un-migration-pact-say-it-gives-people-more-reason-to-revolt/.

    This UN atrocity gives economic migrants the same rights as refugees. Expect the Labor/Greens to sign up as soon as they win the next election.

  18. Tom

    Of course communism was going to roar back into fashion when the only interruption to 30 years of continuous economic growth was the GFC, triggered by political pressure on US financial institutions to make unsafe housing loans to people who weren’t otherwise eligible for housing loans — in other words, a failure of capitalism caused by communists.

    Ocasio-Cortez’s pop communism has been wildly successful not only because the reasons for the GFC have been forgotten, but the Marxists running the Western education curriculum have erased 100 years of communism’s bloody failures and the news media is no longer the public’s eyes and ears, but a cabal of unethical leftist knowalls who loathe democracy.

  19. calli

    sdfc
    #2886727, posted on December 16, 2018 at 12:41 am
    Ms Ocasio-Cortez has not spent so much as a second in a legislative role anywhere

    Neither had Trumpy.

    True.

    I wonder if she can run a billion dollar business.

  20. triggered

    Has she inherited any billion dollar companies lately?

  21. Empire 5:5

    Occasional-Cortex is a congressional cut-out. Think the new Mad Max(ine). Don’t believe the hype.

    Biden’s China connections will be exposed next year.

    Think critically and research primary sources. At this point, everything published by fakestream may be assumed to be untrue until proven otherwise.

    Look, it is frustrating not knowing things.

    We want confirmation of our theories, as well as justice for our anger.

    We get frustrated and angry when we don’t have these needs met. And tired, at the time we are being forced to wait.

    The reality? We all need to get used to the fact, that there is always going to be a gap between what we think we know – and what is actually happening.

    And rather than mongering in doom, try using logic. Why? Being logical provides gives us better answers than doom-mongering, about what we don’t know.

    We would all love to know what is happening, when events will occur and how Trump and his people are defeating America’s enemies. But that would give the same enemies valuable information.

    So in these moments of frustration, be logical. Events are moving in the right direction. Enjoy the show.

    https://quodverum.com/2018/12/348/clintons-in-the-crosshairs-message-delivered-shots-fired.html

  22. calli

    Inheriting and running are two different things. Ask the Packers and Murdochs.

    But you knew that.

  23. Dr Fred Lenin

    Wonder if the leaders of the Roman Empire just before it fell , were a bunch of dickheads like the present leaders of the Western Empire . They let huge numbers of barbarians in to the empire arrogantly asuming they could civilise them , Wrong ! Their borders were constantly assailed by barbarians wanting to loot and destroy everything,Ring Any Bells ? They poured taxpayers money intomtrying to buy peace to no avail .The similarities to today are astonishing , the elites are so far up themselves they cant see the example of the past and if you cant see that you are doomed to repeat your mistskes . There were probably peopke like Trump in the Roman Empire who could see the danger but they were far outnubered by the arrogant dickheads , who of course tried too destroy their critics like the present mob don,again does that ring any bells? With our knowlege of the oast we can still reverse the rot it will take totally drastic measres but with a will it can be done .

  24. Andre Lewis

    Like most believers in rampant socialism Occasional Cortex has a brain, its just not connected to the ears, eyes and mouth.

  25. bespoke

    Oh come on
    #2886729, posted on December 16, 2018 at 1:06 am

    I bet there is one thing she doesn’t no its there will be an even more woke following behind to challange.

  26. If there is going to be an actual resistance, preventing such people from rising to the top is where it will have to be found.

    I think the exact opposite. Let these morons reach the top where they will get exposed for all to see for there will be nowhere to hide.

    sdfc
    #2886727, posted on December 16, 2018 at 12:41 am
    Ms Ocasio-Cortez has not spent so much as a second in a legislative role anywhere

    Neither had Trumpy.

    Trump may not have written legislation, but he has dealt with those who do (and the worst kind of those who do) all his adult life.

    Oh come on
    #2886729, posted on December 16, 2018 at 1:06 am

    Do not write off Ocasio-Cortez. She seems like a moron, but we are cherry-picking her moronic statements and extrapolating them over the whole package. Big mistake. We ought to recognise rather than ignore what she does well. She is a good retail politician.

    Well let’s see. This mini Kardashian was elected in a district gaining just 20,000 votes. A district where the old incumbent thought he had it in the bag and hardly campaigned. I don’t see any evidence that she is a good retail politician. She appeals to a niche group, that’s all.
    Overestimating someone can be just has bad as underestimating them.

  27. Oh come on

    There is plenty of footage on YouTube of her speaking at town halls, mingling with voters and the like. She does it well and she seems to genuinely enjoy herself. She is very unlike HRC, for example. What I’m saying is that she is obviously way out of her depth on many issues, and doesn’t seem to have a great idea about the way government works. The question is, can she backfill that knowledge deficit? She has enough time to. But it doesn’t matter at the moment and won’t for a while. All she needs to do now is build a national support base, and she’s doing that rather well. Her supporters don’t care that she doesn’t know anything about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, that she can’t identify the three arms of government or thinks her $40 trillion healthcare plan will be funded by abolishing a tax cut that costs $1.5 trillion. They don’t know any of that stuff either – we are talking about low-info voters.

    As to your point that overestimating an opponent is as dangerous as underestimating them, well that’s clearly not true. In any case, who is overestimating her?

  28. Oh come on

    I did see a funny meme on the ninnernet about Ocasio-Cortez. It read “If money doesn’t grow on trees, why do banks have branches?”

  29. Crossie

    Even if Trump does stand again, and win again, the development of a strong, viable leader does not happen overnight if one needs to be ‘grown’ from an embryo.

    Trump himself rose overnight so that no longer applies, all you have to do is come up with the right issues and announce them, make a lot of noise. In fact that is exactly what Ocasio-Cortez is doing.

    As for her being too young, she turns 35 in October 2024 and that is all the qualifications she needs. I am more scandalised by the geriatric brigade in the Democratic Party who are hanging on to their seats with skeletal claws of death. If you have faith in your party then let go and retire gracefully.

  30. Colonel Crispin Berka, King's Fusiliers Corps.

    There certainly ought be age limits to being President, both a minimum and maximum.
    Neither Clinton nor Trump should have been eligible at their age.
    Set it at 60, that way a two-termer is less likely to have gone ga-ga.

    I don’t quite buy the Progressive talking point that it’s surely better to have someone young enough that they know they will live with the consequences of their decisions for a long time. I think that is a good principle and setting an age limit of 60 would be a small step towards it. But since when has any politician, let alone President, not been among the richest 5% of the country that doesn’t have to deal with the same problems as the other 95%? Just setting an age limit doesn’t fix that. Only a character test of public-mindedness could offset the golden bubble effect. This test is mainly administered by the general voting public presently and is easily cheated.

  31. EvilElvis

    If there is going to be an actual resistance, preventing such people from rising to the top is where it will have to be found.

    Yep. Get personal, abusive and knock these idiots down at grass roots level. Problem is though, not many are angry enough to do it and 99.9% of the population are left or just want to appease lefties hoping they go away.

    I give my 2 cents worth hard and when people I know start whinging about how things are going with the world I always say, “well, what do you expect? You didn’t want to know about this shit from the village idiot when it started, why do you whinge now?”.

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