Will 2021 be 1984? – That’s the question the great Victor Davis Hanson asks in his new piece at American Greatness this morning. Addressing the possibility that the hard left could actually win this year’s election by having AOC and Bernie Sanders serving as the puppeteers pulling the strings of a dementia-afflicted Joe Biden, Hanson takes the reader on a tour of what an America under far leftism would look like very rapidly after Biden’s figurative inauguration.
One of the most compelling passages is Hanson’s likely-accurate vision of how the leftist thugs would hound Biden from office shortly after he assumed it:
If Joe Biden is elected, the effort to remove him by those now supporting him will begin the day after the election and it will not be as crude as rounding up a Yale psychiatrist to testify to his dementia in Congress or shaming the White House physician to give him the Montreal Cognitive Assessment Test in the manner that the Left went after Donald Trump.
It will be far more insidious and successful: leaked stories to the New York Times and Washington Post from empathetic White House insiders will speak of how “heroically” Biden is fighting his inevitable decline—and how gamely he tries to marshal his progressive forces even as his faculties desert him. We would read about why Biden is a national treasure by sacrificing his health to get elected and then nobly bowing out as he realized the cost of his sacrifice on his person and family.
Can anyone doubt this would be the exact scenario of putting the puppet out to pasture? Look at how the radical leftist Obama holdovers and disloyal RINOs have used constant strategic leaks as a way to damage the Trump presidency, all done without any regard whatsoever of the damage being done to our society in the process. Of course they would do it this way.
Another passage that those of the Jewish faith should all read and take very seriously is this one:
What should we expect then if Biden wins and either steps down or more or less is left as a diminished figurehead controlled by the hard Left?
First, there is one theme that unites “the Squad,” Black Lives Matter, the globalist technocracy, and the international Left: unapologetic anti-Semitism. We will see overt anti-Semitism in a way this country has not seen since the early 20th century, all couched in ideological and politically correct attacks on “Zionists” and “the rich” and “Wall Street”—and why Israel has no business being a “Jewish state.”
It has already begun with an NFL player voicing Hitlerian tropes and praising Louis Farrakhan, and then being seconded by an array of rappers, woke Black Lives Matter activists and “Free Palestine” demonstrations. To smear “the Jews” no longer is grounds for an immediate and expected apology, but more “So what are you going to do about it?” Anti-Semitism is deeply embedded within the DNA of the BLM movement—and professional sports as well, as we saw recently from the warnings of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Charles Barkley.
The Jewish vote has traditionally heavily favored the Democrat Party in the U.S. throughout its history. The reasons for this have always been and remain a complete mystery, especially since the elevation of the rabidly anti-Israel Barack Obama to the presidency in 2009. Jewish leaders in America have stood mute in the face of the brutish Antisemitism being put on display by the leaders of Antifa and BLM. They had better find their voices soon.
Here’s the thing about all of this, folks: Revolutions do not take place gradually. They happen very quickly and brutally. Yes, the Democrat Party has been incrementally instituting socialist policies in our government for the past 100 years, with all the attendant social and economic damage such policies inevitably bring with them. But what we face today from the radical base of the Democrat Party is not mere economic socialism. This is a brutish Marxism fueled by the brainwashing of two generations of college students by the pushers of critical theory on our college campuses and supported by a corrupt news media establishment that is now domination by those true believers.
This reality was illustrated clearly this past week by the flushing of Bari Weiss and Andrew Sullivan from the raw sewage cultures now dominant at the New York Times and New York Magazine. Those events make it crystal clear to anyone paying attention that to today’s revolutionaries, being a mere liberal thinker is not enough: If you do not fully buy into the critical theory teachings that all Jews, all Christians and indeed, all white people are in fact evil beings, then you must be shunned and expelled. Or even worse, should the true believers ever assume the levers of control and power.
In past election that involved leftist radicals like Obama and the Pantsuit Princess, loyal Americans always had the reassurance that the legislative process moves very slowly at the federal level. So long as the GOP controlled at least 41 seats in the Senate, it could use the filibuster as a tool to stop the Democrats’ most radical and violent impulses.
In case you missed it, last week Joe Biden promised to support ending the filibuster should the Democrats take over the senate. The filibuster is merely a senate rule, and can be repealed with a simple majority vote of 50 Democrat senators plus whatever radical Biden chooses to be his vice presidential running mate. So, Chuck Schumer would not even need an actual majority to achieve this goal, which would open the floodgates to all of the economy-and-society-destroying dreams of Bernie and AOC.
Life comes at you fast, folks. If the November elections go the wrong way, it could come at you in a flood like America has never seen before.
Go read Mr. Hanson’s full piece, and take it to heart. Then, share it with everyone you know.
That is all.
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