May 23, 2019

Do Any of the 2020 Dems Stand Out?

“The 2020 Democratic Party primary reminds me of the movie Zoolander. In Zoolander, two male models engage in a “walk off,” a contest to see which vapid vessel can do the same standard model moves better than the other. It ends when Owen Wilson is able to remove his underwear one-handed without taking off his pants first. Derek Zoolander then gives himself an atomic wedgie trying to duplicate it. But for the presidential campaign, instead of the nearly two dozen Democrat running (so far) attempting to remove their tighty-whities and granny panties in a walk off, they’re engaged in the ultimate “woke off.”

The problem with the Democratic field, aside from their generally bad and un-American ideas, is they’re all the same person in different packages. There is no disagreement on the major issues or the vast majority of minor issues. It’s like coming down to the tree on Christmas morning, seeing 20 boxes in different wrapping paper and each one of them being filled with tube socks. It doesn’t matter which one you open or how pretty the wrapping paper is, it’s all socks.

Single-payer health care? Check. Universal pre-K? Check. Reparations for slavery? Check. You name the left-wing fever-dream and they all check the same boxes, only differing slightly on fringes.”

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