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"Biden/Cheney 2024" A Reading of a Thomas Friedman Masterpiece
Plus, a "Stoned Moment" with Mr. Biden
In the latest push to move the (big D) Democratic Party to the center, neolib (or neocon? we’re not sure) Thomas Friedman has an idea so crazy, it just might work. Nominate a Joe Biden–Liz Cheney ticket in 2024.
And where did he get this spicy new idea? You guessed it: Israel!
So does it matter that the Democratic electorate is clearly further to the left than either of these candidates? Or that Cheney is the daughter of a man who hurt democracy far more than Trump ever could? Nope. Not to Friedman.
This is the best way to beat Trump, he argues. But is that his only motive? Is he also trying, like Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama before him, to use an excuse to move the party right? Listen and share your thoughts.
Plus, stoned moment or lying Biden? Joe talks how he marched and was arrested like all his favorite Black leaders. Hmmmm…
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