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Democratic Party hate and demagoguery on display

This Hot Air story about an over-the-top attack by Senator Cory Booker (D-New Jersey) of Trump’s most recent Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, perfectly encapsulates the hate and demagoguery of the Democratic Party.

Anyone they disagree with is “evil.” Anyone they oppose must be stopped, by any means necessary. To show that I am not exaggerating, listen to Cory Booker himself:

A transcript of Booker’s words:

I’m here to call on folk to understand that in a moral moment there is no neutral. In a moral moment there is no bystanders. You are either complicit in the evil, you are either contributing to the wrong, or you are fighting against it.

[Referencing the 23 Psalm of the Bible, Booker then said] It doesn’t say that I sit in the valley of the shadow of death. It doesn’t say I’m sitting on the sidelines in the valley of the shadow of death. It says I am walking through the valley of the shadow of death. It says I am taking agency that I am going to make it through this crisis.

And so I am calling on everyone right now who understands what’s at stake, who understands who Kavanaugh is. My ancestors said “if someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” He has shown us who he is.

I must add that Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) can be seen behind Booker nodding enthusiastically in support of his every word.

So, who is this evil Kavanaugh? The thumbnail description below, from another story describing Booker’s attack, captures a few of the more important details about the man himself:

Kavanaugh, a Christian father of two who regularly donates his time to serve food to the homeless, has been pilloried in the media for taking on credit card debt to purchase season tickets to the Washington Nationals. The double Yale graduate has also been criticized and labeled a “frat boy” by liberal advocacy groups due to his first name and alleged penchant for beer drinking.

You might disagree with Kavanaugh’s legal stance, but to call him evil? This is demagoguery of the worst sort, which is defined as “impassioned appeals to the prejudices and emotions of the populace.” It is also what the Democratic Party is nowadays, a collection of demagogues with no reasoned positions and who seem to hate anything that gets in their way.

If there is any hope for our country, the midterm elections will see the Democratic Party smashed, with major losses across the board. I unfortunately do not yet see that happening.

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  • Orion314

    To expect inferior people married to inferior cultures to behave in a superior manner is not logical.

  • Orion314: Spock was wrong. Each human soul always has the ability to rise up above both his or her culture and background. It simply takes personal responsibility and the willingness to make a conscious moral choice.

  • Cotour

    You may remember that Booker is one of my “Favorite” U.S. senators. I refer to him as a tool, and a BS mouth piece tool he is. This hollow facade sees himself as the president, what nerve. But I guess if Obama could become president then why not him? Another son of privilege.

    My two problems with Kavanah is 1. his close association with the Bush family, and 2. He wrote the persuasive argument that allowed Roberts to allow the mandate to exist in Obamacare. Two unforgivable offences IMO. Looks like he can convince himself of just about anything, if he has to. Constitution?

  • Cotour

    When Booker says the word “Folk” that is his verification that he is black when “his” people listen to his speech, although Booker is the whitest black man that has ever drawn breath. A son of privilege from the elite executive hills of New Jersey. A black Joe Crowley, never did anything much of consequence, a politician because he had nothing else to do.

    And then when he seamlessly dives into his “Moral moment” comment that is how you understand that they have got absolutely nothing.

  • hondo

    Where does words all lead in the end?
    History is my guide – is there any better?

  • m d mill

    The coming elections will be extremely telling, the ultimate poll…Is the anti-leftist movement (ie Trump support) sustainable among the American middle class.

  • Cotour

    What effect is all of the Democrat party’s Leftist hatred having as it nears its natural intolerant, violent, desperate and un American apex? Listen to this very articulate young lady’s experience and testimony about why she #Walked away and you will clearly see the effect. And she also honors her 93 year old life long Democrat, real Nazi fighting grandfathers last voting decision before he died. A quick 9 min.

    The Democrat party is dying a political cycle death, they have forgotten and no longer represent the American people, they now represent their self interested political ideology only. We await to see what emerges after the cycle concludes, it could take 10 or 20 years, be patient reasonable Democrats.

    With true American leadership hope springs eternal. MAGA

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