RINO and former Ohio GOP Governor John Kasich will be speaking for the Democrats at their national convention this month. How does he justify his self-serving apostasy?
“The reason I didn’t support Trump the last time is I was afraid that he would be a divider and not a unifier, and our best leaders historically have been unifiers,” said Kasich. “But unfortunately, as I’ve watched him over the last three-and-a-half years now, he’s continued to do that and I don’t think the country does well when we’re divided. And so, I had to search my conscience. When the Democrats asked me to speak, I had to think about it, and I believe that we need a new direction. We just can’t keep going the way that we’re going.”
Former Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich to make the case for a Joe Biden presidency at Democratic National Convention.
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Then Kasich really got laughably sanctimonious, “If you’re not prepared to walk a lonely road and do the things that your conscience tells you to do, then how do you think about yourself when you look in the mirror? I mean, I’m comfortable with the decisions I make. Of course, there’s blowback… This is not an unusual place for me to be. I’ve been a reformer almost all of my life. I’ve been very independent and I’m a Republican but the Republican Party has always been my vehicle but never my master. You have to do what you think is right in your heart and I’m comfortable here.” No principles, just a vehicle. Such a public servant.
His premise that our best leaders have been “unifiers” is historically absurd. Has Kasich any idea how many people vilified Jefferson, Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, and Ronald Reagan in their time? Our best leaders have been fighters for what they thought was right, not namby pamby middle of the roadkill.
And even so, Biden is much more of a “unifier” than Trump? Here are some choice Biden quotes on race. Would most black Americans find this unifying? Does Kasich?
On May 22, Biden told radio host “Charlamagne tha God” McKelvy: “I tell ya, if you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black.” On Aug. 6, Biden told journalists: “…unlike the African American community, with notable exceptions, the Latin community is an incredibly diverse community with incredibly different attitudes about different things… Now when I mean full diversity, unlike the African American community, many other communities, you’re from everywhere.” Yeah, how unifying. No problem there at all.
Remember this gem? “Poor kids are just as bright, just as talented, as white kids,” Biden quipped. Ah, yes, no poor kids are white and all poor kids are not white. What a genius. Biden also had a soft spot for segregationists: “I was in a caucus with Democrat Senator James O. Eastland. He never called me boy, he always called me son.” Eastland called blacks “an inferior race.”
Admitted Biden pal Democrat Senator Herman Talmadge of Georgia said, “There aren’t enough troops in the whole United States to make the white people of this state send their children to school with colored children.”
And Biden said this about his future boss Barack Obama in the 2008 primary season, “I mean, you got the sorta first mainstream African American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy. I mean, that’s a storybook, man.” Before that, according to Joe, all blacks were inarticulate, dumb, dirty, and ugly. Ah, yes, Biden the unifier.