Election 2020

Omar Rips Biden, Says He’s Not Capable of ‘Exciting Generations’ of Radical Leftists

Democratic squad member revealed her true feelings about the current 2020 front-runner for next year's election

Image Credit: Shutterstock

In an interview with The Guardian this past Saturday, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) (shown above right) said former Vice President Joe Biden, currently the front-runner for the Democrat nomination in 2020, is not the candidate progressives like herself want.

Related: Judge Jeanine Pirro: ‘I Think Joe Biden Is Cooked’

Omar believes Biden is not capable of being a catalyst for “systemic” change — that’s code for going back to liberal fantasies of hope and change — and he is not capable of “exciting generations” of radical leftists.

“There are few people who fit into the kind of progress that we all want to see in this country,” Omar said.

“And I would say he is not one of them.”

Who do you think is/was a better president?

By completing the poll, you agree to receive emails from LifeZette and that you've read and agree to our privacy policy and legal statement.

She added Biden is not fit to bring about the radical change she and her fellow “squad” members would like to see in America.

“I think it has been very clear to many of the people who have been creating the kind of movement that is exciting generations that we want somebody who really has a plan that is going to tackle a lot of the systematic challenges that we have, and he doesn’t.”

Omar blasted Biden after she delivered a keynote address at the Iowa People’s Presidential Forum. There, she said the upcoming election could be catastrophic for the Left if the proper radical isn’t chosen as the nominee to face President Donald Trump.

Omar explained that the Left needs “a president who realizes we are not just fighting for one election — we are fighting for the very soul of our democracy and what society we want to become.”

The society she wants to deliver is one where “white people” have little power and where American values are decimated.

Omar’s statements hinting that Biden is too old and entrenched in the ways of old-school politicians echo those of her fellow squad member Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) (shown above left).

Ocasio-Cortez has said a Biden campaign “does not particularly animate me right now” — and that she “[doesn’t] want to go back,” she “want[s] to go forward.”

She also suggested Biden’s age and “mental capacity” were game for analysis.

“I don’t want to use those proxies, a number [his age] as a proxy for capacity,” she said. “I think you have to assess a person’s capacity kind of on a case-by-case basis.”

The mental capacities of both Omar and AOC are on a par with that of Biden, in our view — and they’re both fairly young. Not sure what their excuse would be.

This piece originally appeared in The Political Insider and is used by permission.

Read more at ThePoliticalInsider.com:
Matt Gaetz Tears into Al Sharpton by Repeating His Racist Comments During Hearing
Trey Gowdy Attacks ‘Deeply Partisan’ Adam Schiff, Reports He’s ‘Leaking Like a Sieve’
Asylum Moms Sue Trump Administration After Supreme Court Rules for Ban

The opinions expressed by contributors and/or content partners are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of LifeZette.

The Political Insider publishes the authentic conservative voices of political insiders and award-winning contributors who believe in personal responsibility, limited government, free markets, individual liberty, traditional American values, and a strong national defense. Each one is committed to combating the overwhelming liberal bias in today’s media to give you, the reader, the unedited facts on real issues.

Join the Discussion

COMMENTS POLICY: We have no tolerance for messages of violence, racism, vulgarity, obscenity or other such discourteous behavior. Thank you for contributing to a respectful and useful online dialogue.