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(8,986 posts)
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 05:18 PM Sep 2020

"Both idiots" frustrating work conversation

At work today, minus one Democrat, the general feeling was that both Biden and Trump were awful. I pointed out the Biden did a great job, stayed on point, was presidential, and laid out his policies. Even when Trump went low, and low he did go.

I felt that, because Trump acted crazy and like a dumpster fire, people are holding that against Biden. What the Hell is Biden supposed to do when he was being interrupted constantly, talked over, put down. I thought he stayed rather calm and I was glad to finally hear someone tell Trump to shut his yap.

I hope a lot of others are not viewing Joe through a lens like this because of TRUMP'S behavior. I am still upset about hearing this. Maybe because we were at work people thought they should complain about both sides? Just had to get this off my chest.

So frustrating. I, personally, think the debate made Trump look even more deranged to the average swing voter.

Newest Reality

(12,712 posts)
1. I just hope they get a lick of sense...
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 05:29 PM
Sep 2020

Their foolish indulgence in such superficial opinions could cost us all our democracy. And the implications of no longer having a democracy are sobering, dark and dystopian. Their lives could change beyond their ability to comprehend right now.

That's all there is too it in the final analysis.

Happy Hoosier

(6,311 posts)
2. I've heard from a few fringe acquaintances...
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 05:32 PM
Sep 2020

My gut feeling is they want the false equivalency to justify their vote for asshole45.

Guy Whitey Corngood

(26,376 posts)
3. It's people being intellectually lazy, while at the same time trying to appear informed. I
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 05:33 PM
Sep 2020

hear it all the time. Some people take pride in their misguided neutrality.


(1,207 posts)
4. Tell them the same thing I do- "Then you have a choice between the idiot
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 05:34 PM
Sep 2020

who will save your SS, and make sure your children with pre-existing conditions can get insurance, or the idiot who is so bad that people are afraid to get new vaccines with him in office."

Their choice.


(983 posts)
5. Trump lost but neither one came out looking amazing.
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 05:38 PM
Sep 2020

Biden did 'well' under the circumstances but it was a frustrating shit show.

The race will probably remain unchanged which is a 'win' for Biden.


(8,648 posts)
6. I agree with you and I also heard similar comments from people who have a very limited
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 05:40 PM
Sep 2020

understanding of politics other than to show up once every 4 years and vote in presidential elections.


(11,335 posts)
7. I bet
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 05:50 PM
Sep 2020

I thought VP Biden did very well under the circumstances and it's not his fault the Orange Menace was reaching in his diaper and flinging his shit. I hope your coworkers cop a clue. I guess I'm lucky. Everyone in my office, regardless of political affiliation, hates his guts.


(937 posts)
8. I am still working from home but hubs back at work.
Wed Sep 30, 2020, 06:59 PM
Sep 2020

Guy my husband worked with today is a huge dumpster fan and is always mouthing off about him. Did not say one word today. zilch. zero. nada.

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