In The American Conservative, Pat Buchanan asks if 2020 will be the beginning of Socialist America. Buchanan explains that Joe Biden is the only option for Democrats hoping to avoid socialism in America. If he fails to secure the party’s nomination, only Donald Trump will be in a position to defend the country from the ideology of Karl Marx. Pat writes (abridged):
In the new Democratic Party, where women and people of color are to lead and white men are to stand back, the presidential field has begun to sort itself out somewhat problematically.
According to a Real Clear Politics average of five polls between mid-March and April, four white men—Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, “Beto” O’Rourke, and Pete Buttigieg—have corralled 62 percent of all Democratic voters.
To achieve Bernie Sanders’ socialist America, the filibuster would have to be abolished, easily done, and the Constitution altered, requiring the support of three fourths of the states, not so easy.
Yet as of today, the unannounced frontrunner Joe Biden, who is taking fire from many quarters, appears to be the last man standing between Sanders’ socialism and the Democratic nomination.
Should Joe falter and fall, Trump would be the nation’s last line of defense against the coming of a socialist America. For Never Trump conservatives, the day of reckoning may be just ahead.
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