The Commission on Presidential Debates announced in the aftermath of Trump's Faux Tourette Syndrome disruption of the first debate and subsequent contraction of COVID-19, that the debate would have a virtual format. So why did Trump loudly refuse to debate in this format?
Trump's madman strategy to dominate debates at any cost actually opened up a huge vulnerability that Biden could exploit in the next debates. It's like in boxing, you may come in with a game plan but during the fight, if you see that your opponent keeps opening up himself to an uppercut, take advantage of it and throw an uppercut.
To offer an island of sanity, especially when Trump starts flinging his poo to respond to questions, PlanetPOV is hosting a live chat during the debate. All members are invited to join our community watch party and share live takes on the debate. Drinking games are optional.
The Achilles' Heel of Trump's schemes to override the votes of the American People is that he needs to be ahead or virtually tied with Biden on Election Night. If at the end of Election Night, Biden is clearly ahead of him and winning the Electoral College, Trump's best chance to steal the election is destroyed. So we must vote to be counted on Election Day.
I like this DNC format. Substance, well delivered. In-depth snapshots of the nominees. The people, the people, the people.
Trump instructed his aides to always have Diamond and Silk wear name tags whenever they're around him. "The downside in having black running mates to prove you're not racist is having to tell them apart," Trump nodded earnestly.
"Look, it's all very simple. If you want to vote for Sleepy Joe, you vote 'Trump' on your ballot. And you can do that with the confidence that the president who promised to make Mexico pay for the wall and end American carnage would never cancel Opposite Day once the votes are in," Trump snickered into both hands, leaving an orange crust on both palms when they lowered.
There is one person who could gum up the works of Trump's dictatorship-in-process. And he's not even in elected office. Yet. Joe Biden has said that this election is a battle for the very soul of America. So right now would be a good time for Biden to really flex on this, step up and fire a loud warning shot across the bow of Trump's henchmen. The Rule of Law is coming back in 2021...and it could be coming for them.
Despite all the polls currently favoring the Democrats. If the economy really begins to recover and the first wave of Covid-19 subsides (without a second wave striking), Donald Trump’s reelection prospects could improve greatly. The Republican Party and Trump 2020 Campaign have huge war chests ready to fund ads galore, massive targeted outreach, and widespread voter suppression.