Joe Biden is no Donald Trump, painful as that may be for you to accept. In mimicking the type of irresponsibility we expect from the President, is Joe trying to tell voters something prophetic?
Unsafe for Biden to Exit Basement
Apparently Uncle Joe is now on the hot seat about the unmasking of Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn. Throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, Joe has been conducting interviews from his basement TV studio, rather than risking traveling or campaigning willy-nilly, a fact that even some Democrats are grumbling about, according to Joe Battlefield in the Boston Herald.
But that’s not what we are really talking about here. We’re talking about Joe not being masked. Throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, Joe has been conducting interviews from his basement TV studio, rather than risking traveling or campaigning willy-nilly, a fact that even some Democrats are grumbling about.
Donald Trump is taking a lot of heat from the liberal media for not donning a facemask. As NBC so wisely notes, Trump, as well as Federalist’s David Marcus, “suffers from fragile masculinity.”
Although closely aligned, you do not want to confuse “fragile masculinity” with another serious condition: “white fragility, ” Mr. Marcus warns.
What we really need right now is for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden to give us a lesson in manhood and put on a medical facemask.
Hiding in Basement Not Powerful Enough
Frankly, we have reached the point where hiding in the basement, as powerful a statement as it is, is not enough.
Former Vice President Joe Biden must put on a medical facemask and he must do so right now. First if all, for a candidate credibly accused with sexual assault to engage in the kind of toxic masculinity exhibited by not taking a selfie in a medical facemask is just plain bad politics. But it’s worse than that. Biden is literally killing grandmothers.
We expect this kind of irresponsibility from Donald Trump whose concept of masculinity rests somewhere between Hugh Hefner and Don Rickles, but Biden is supposed to be better than that.
Look, I get it, the Biden camp is worried that if he wears a mask it might be a bad image. He might look like an old man in a wheelchair sending back soup because it’s not hot enough. But this is about saving freakin lives!
Governor Cuomo’s Masterful Coronavirus Death Toll
And it’s not just Joe Biden, what about Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the greatest political leader since Solon. Has he masterfully guided New York to the highest coronavirus death toll in the world?
Yes, but that’s not enough. With the exception of one, ONE, photo of him with a medical mask on face the co-star of the Cuomo and Cuomo Italian comedy hour has mocked the importance of masks by eschewing them, even at press conferences! We are talking about people’s lives!
Put the Damn Mask On, Joe
Quit being such a baby. What are you afraid of? That the picture will become iconic? That it might be used in political ads against you? Does that really matter at a time like this?
This is a time when America needs leadership, not strong, masculine leadership, but the opposite of that, whatever that is.
Put on the mask, Joe. Our lives depend on it.
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